Dixie State University Plans to Revise Free Speech Policies

May 5, 2015

By Morgan Jacobsen at Deseret News

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University announced Monday it has placed a moratorium on parts of its free speech policy after three students sued the university in March for refusing to let them post satirical fliers.

University leaders also plan to revise policies dealing with free speech as well as materials posted on campus bulletin boards and residence halls.

In an email Monday, Dixie President Richard Williams said he was "troubled" that students didn't try to resolve the issue with him before taking legal action, but it did highlight the need to "update and revise" some of the university's policies...

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