Code of conduct change threat to student rights

March 6, 2009

By Todd Stevens at The Daily Cardinal

Well, that might not last for much longer. This past Thursday, the UW System Board of Regents held an informational session to present its proposed changes to UWS 17 and the brand new UWS 18, the sections of the UW Administrative Code that deal with discipline for student misconduct. As this area of the Administrative Code hasn't been updated in decades, it is probably due for some changes-the problem is that these changes greatly infringe on the ability of students to defend themselves...

Schools: University of Wisconsin – Madison Cases: University of Wisconsin: Students’ Due Process Rights