Suspended for Spouse’s Statements?

February 13, 2015

By Jake New at Inside Higher Ed

The University of Tulsa has suspended a student over offensive Facebook posts that were written by his husband.

George “Trey” Barnett was banned from campus last semester until 2016 over the posts, which criticize two faculty members and insult a fellow student. If he returns to campus after his suspension, according to the university’s final decision in the case, he will not be permitted to complete his theater degree, nor will the university allow his existing credit hours to transfer to another institution. He was 16 credit hours short when he was suspended...

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