Law Lets Student Groups Set Membership Rules

July 18, 2014

By William R. Toler at The Richmond County Daily Journal

HAMLET — Student groups at Richmond Community College and public colleges throughout the state now have more autonomy to select their leadership.

A bill signed by Gov. Pat McCrory June 25 gives student organizations—particularly those that are faith-based— the ability to “determine that only persons professing the faith or mission or the group…are qualified to serve as leaders of that organization...