Peace College

Location: Unknown, North Carolina
Type: Private
Federal Circuit: 4th Circuit

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  • ‘Popehat’ Lectures Peace College on Streisand Effect, Legal ‘Thuggery’

    March 7, 2012

    As I wrote for The Torch last Friday, Peace College in Raleigh, NC, has taken drastic action against its critics, sending a threatening letter to the signatories of a letter critical of Peace’s recent administrative decisions and asking them not-so-kindly to “desist” from circulating their “damag[ing]” criticisms.  The legal blog Popehat picked up the gauntlet on this case yesterday, publishing a hard-hitting and characteristically witty takedown of the college’s threats against the Preserve Peace College Campaign.  Popehat‘s critique makes three very good points. The first deconstructs attorney Catherine Biggs Arrowood’s failure to cite a single allegedly “false” statement in her […]

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  • Peace College to Critics: ‘Desist’ From Exercising Free Speech

    March 2, 2012

    In higher education, a significant transformation has been underway at Peace College in North Carolina, a women’s college that will begin admitting men to its full-time undergraduate programs starting this fall. The proverbial “winning hearts and minds” is an important task for a college leader guiding her institution through a major transformation, and criticism from within and without is an inevitable part of the process. How colleges respond to such pressures can greatly affect their public perception.  Pity, then, the way Peace College (which will be renamed William Peace University as part of its transformation) has responded to criticisms leveled […]

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