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.

Don’t trust the Administration to protect your rights

November 5, 2008

For some time, this public institution has jeopardized students' constitutional rights through a number of infamous dealings. The latest example of carelessness by the administration with regard to student rights involves Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Conduct David Gilbert. Over the summer, Dean Gilbert agreed to pass out packets compiled by Student Assembly members that provides information to students on their rights when charged with violations of College policy. The Informer learned that when a student was recently summoned to the Student Conduct office that not only was this packet not given out but that it had never been copied for dispersal; rather, a single copy was retained with a sticker placed on front that reads "Please do not remove from the Dean of Students Office...

Schools: The College of William and Mary