Foundation claims WVU violates students’ speech rights

February 23, 2007

West Virginia University is violating students’ First Amendment rights, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE).

The “red light” ranking by FIRE means that the rights of students protected by the First Amendment are being violated on campus.

The survey was done on over 334 institutions across the country and an overwhelming 229 colleges and universities were red-lighted, including WVU. An additional 91 were yellow-lighted, meaning they had minor infractions, and only eight institutions were green-lighted, meaning they did not violate students’ First Amendment rights...

Schools: West Virginia University