Speech codes on campus

November 16, 2005

Once again, state legislators and the national media have turned their attention to the UW System. This time, their fiery gaze has zeroed in on UW-Eau Claire.

Over the summer, RAs who led Bible studies during their off-hours were contacted by Associate Director of Housing and Residence Life Deborah Newman and informed that they are not permitted to hold the Bible studies in their dorm rooms. The decision has been furiously condemned by numerous Wisconsin legislators and the Philadelphia-based Foundation for Individual Rights in Education...

Schools: University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire University of Wisconsin – Madison Cases: University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire: Ban on RAs’ Leading Bible Studies