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Students challenge UCF’s ‘free-assembly’ policies

December 6, 2006

by Mark Harper

The review comes after a student grievance, a Student Senate resolution and an intervention by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a Philadelphia-based civil rights organization.

“It is simply unacceptable for UCF to transform the vast majority of its campus into a censorship area,” FIRE President Greg Lukianoff said in a news release. “The current policy is unconstitutional and must be repealed.”

Maribeth Ehasz, vice president for student development and enrollment services, is forming a committee to review free assembly, including representatives from law enforcement, the general counsel’s office and students. She hopes to have recommendations to the Board of Trustees by late spring... Download file "Students challenge UCF's "

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