COFSP RESOLUTION 1-21-14
A RESOLUTION urging the Kansas Board of Regents to suspend the recent “Improper Use
Social Media” amendment to the KBOR Policy Manual (social media policy).
WHEREAS, The social media policy infringes upon the right to freedom of expression
guaranteed by the First Amendment; and
WHEREAS, The social media policy conflicts with the essential principles of academic
freedom and shared governance; and
WHEREAS, The social media policy harms the recruitment, retention, and accreditation
efforts of Kansas Regents institutions; and
WHEREAS, The social media policy continues to pose a significant threat to the public
higher education system in Kansas:
Be it resolved that we, the ____________________________________________________,
formally announce our continuing opposition to the social media policy and request suspension
of the policy pending the recommendations of the KBOR multi-campus work group.