National rights group writes letter to SHSU President, gets response

September 23, 2011

The box-cutter wielding professor and SHSU University Police Department are the targets of a letter sent to University President Dana Gibson by a national civil rights group.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) tells Gibson the group is "deeply concerned" by the actions taken by both the professor and the UPD at the "Free Speech Wall" protest on Sept. 22. Students organizing the event were protesting the proposed SHSU Social Media Policy and Procedures Manual...

Schools: Sam Houston State University Cases: Sam Houston State University: Faculty Member Takes Box Cutter to Students’ Free Speech Wall; Police Threaten Students with Misdemeanor