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U. of Del. says dorm program isn’t ‘thought control’

By November 2, 2007

by Associated Press

The First Amendment Center


DOVER, Del. — University of Delaware officials yesterday defended a residence-hall program that a civil rights group has criticized as trying to force dormitory residents to adopt university-approved ideologies on moral and social issues.

School officials said students who choose to participate in the residential-life educational program are not required to adopt particular points of view but are presented with ideas to challenge them and stimulate conversation and debate on various topics, including diversity... Download file "U. of Del. says dorm program isn't "