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Group investigates LCCC

September 30, 2010

CHEYENNE -- A national education watch group is investigating claims that Laramie County Community College President Darrel Hammon has restricted free speech on campus, according to a group official.

The Philadelphia-based Foundation for Individual Rights in Education defends freedom of expression for students and faculty on college campuses, said the group's vice president of programs, Adam Kissel.

FIRE, a nonprofit nonpartisan organization, is looking into allegations that Hammon and other administrators have restricted the free expression of faculty, staff and students, Kissel said. The complaints have come from current and former employees, Kissel said...