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Hate & Bias Incident Policy

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In March 2017, the university implemented a hate and bias incident policy consistent with state and federal law and with the university’s long-standing principles of free inquiry and expression.

Messages to campus

Message on Hate and Bias Incident Policy – from President Gregory L. Fenves – March 8, 2017

“The Hate and Bias Incident Policy establishes that actions conducted with discriminatory and hateful intent on our campus will be punished rapidly and with greater consequences than in the past. It clearly defines the three primary actions that can result in a hate or bias incident charge — threatened or actual violent conduct, harassment, and incitement to imminent violations of the law. We will not tolerate threatening acts at UT.”

Fighting Hate on Campus – from President Gregory L. Fenves – November 4, 2017

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