NOTE: The article excerpted on this page is from an outside publication and is posted on FIRE's website because it references FIRE's work. The viewpoints expressed in this article do not necessarily represent FIRE's positions.

College chief personally liable for abusing student’s rights

September 10, 2010

A federal court judge in Georgia has ruled a former college president is financially liable for his expulsion of a student.

 U.S. District Judge Charles Pannell Jr. court ruled in the case of Valdosta State student Thomas Hayden Barnes, who was expelled in 2007 after he peacefully protested plans by then-President Ronald Zaccari to use $30 million in student activity fees to build a parking garage...

NOTE: The article excerpted on this page is from an outside publication and is posted on FIRE's website because it references FIRE's work. The viewpoints expressed in this article do not necessarily represent FIRE's positions.

College chief personally liable for abusing student’s rights

September 10, 2010

by Bob Unruh

WorldNetDaily

 

A federal court judge in Georgia has ruled a former college president is financially liable for his expulsion of a student.

U.S. District Judge Charles Pannell Jr. court ruled in the case of Valdosta State student Thomas Hayden Barnes, who was expelled in 2007 after he peacefully protested plans by then-President Ronald Zaccari to use $30 million in student activity fees to build a parking garage...