Declaration of Open Discourse

In the spirit of intellectual inquiry, College of Saint Mary is committed to the exchange of diverse ideas and viewpoints. In this environment, honest discourse is valued; and demeaning remarks are not tolerated. Each member of the campus community is encouraged to:

  • Recognize the basis of her or his own assumptions and perspectives,
  • Acknowledge the assumptions and perspectives of others, and
  • Promote understanding and respectful dissent.