Va. Tech threatens to pull funding from campus newspaper

February 12, 2010

A leader at Virginia Tech's campus newspaper said the organization will sue in court if the university goes forward with a threat to cut its funding and disrupt its advertising revenues.

The Collegiate Times was notified in writing this week by the Commission on Student Affairs that it may be in violation of the university's "Principles of Community" for allowing anonymous online comments to be posted to its Web site...

Schools: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cases: Virginia Tech: Virginia Tech Threatens Student Newspaper’s Future over Protected Anonymous Comments on Its Own Website