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Ohio FORUM Act Report

This page provides reports which comply to sections 3345.0212 and 3345.0213 of the Ohio Revised Code.

The reports contain the following information:

A description of any barriers to or incidents of disruption of free expression occurring on campus,
including attempts to block or prohibit speakers and any investigation of students or student groups
on the basis of expression. The description also shall include the nature of each barrier or incident
and the disciplinary action, if any, taken against members of the campus community determined to
be responsible for the barriers or incidents.

  • September 13, 2021

    In accordance with sections 3345.0212 and 3345.0213 of the Revised Code, and in a manner that complies with the “Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974,” 88 Stat. 571, 20 U.S.C. 1232g, and in compliance with Ohio Revised Code Section 3345.0214 where a report is to be submitted to the (governor, speaker of the house of representatives, and president of the senate), North Central State College submits the following response on free expression on campus:

    (1) A description of any barriers to or incidents of disruption of free expression occurring on campus, including attempts to block or prohibit speakers and any investigation of students or student groups on the basis of expression. The description also shall include the nature of each barrier or incident and the disciplinary action, if any, taken against members of the campus community determined to be responsible for the barriers or incidents.

    Response: North Central State College has no record of any events which inhibited the expression of free speech from any individual or group. There were no attempts to block or prohibit speakers and any investigation of students or student groups on the basis of expression.

    (2) Any other information the state institution of higher education finds necessary and appropriate for the public to evaluate whether the free expression rights for members of the campus community have been adequately protected.

    Response: Again, North Central State College has no record of any events which inhibited the expression of free speech from any individual or group, indicating that the free expression rights for members of the campus community have been adequately protected.

    Sincerely,
    Dr. Dorey Diab

Updated: September 10, 2021