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Update on Student Government at Penn State
In March, FIRE discussed the dubious actions of the Penn State administration in abolishing the student government and replacing it with a weaker version that was supposed to be more functional. Elections for the new student government, UPUA, were held earlier this week and the newly elected UPUA president recently discussed his feelings about the new organization in the student newspaper. Visit the Daily Collegian’s website to read the new president’s views on the future of UPUA and the students who elected him.
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SPFI hotline: Does the paper own the copyright?
When a staffer submits an article, photo, or other content to a student publication, who owns the copyright?
SURVEY: College faculty split on DEI statements in hiring and promotion
Support for requiring DEI statements in job applications is associated with willingness to restrict speech and investigate colleagues for controversial expression.
University of Utah anti-racism policy forces faculty to ‘eradicate’ words from teaching, curriculum
University of Utah’s Department of Communication is barring faculty from communicating disfavored words and ideas under its Anti-Racist Code of Conduct that requires the “eradication” of certain speech from teaching and curricula.