Settlement Shuts Down Bias Response Team at Oklahoma State University

Bias Reporting Systems

April 17, 2024

Oklahoma State University must disband its Bias Incidents Response Team and rewrite its harassment policy, according to a settlement the university reached Monday with Speech First, a conservative free expression advocacy group that sued OSU in January 2023.

The suit was part of Speech First’s ongoing campaign to challenge university bias reporting systems, which the organization’s website claims “favors students who easily take offense,” and therefore makes “political speech and satire” particularly vulnerable.

Read more here at Inside Higher Ed.

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