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Attorney General Says Taking Away Vanderbilt’s Police Force Questionable

Attorney General Says Taking Away Vanderbilt’s Police Force Questionable

by / on March 14, 2013

The Tennessee attorney general says legislation that would take away Vanderbilt University’s right to have a police force is “questionably suspect.”

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VU Fundraising Totals Rise Amid Threats from Disenchanted Donors

by / on September 4, 2012

Vanderbilt University is reporting growth in general fundraising despite alumni threats to pull their support. At issue is a controversial “all comers” policy that bars student groups from requiring leaders to hold certain beliefs.

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Haslam Uses First Veto on Bill Targeting Vanderbilt Anti-Bias Policy

Haslam Uses First Veto on Bill Targeting Vanderbilt Anti-Bias Policy

by / on May 2, 2012

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has slapped down a bill that takes aim at Vanderbilt University’s controversial anti-discrimination policy. This is the governor’s first veto since taking office.

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Lawmakers Try to Muscle Private University Over Anti-Bias Policy

by / on March 28, 2012

State senators jumped into the fray over a nondiscrimination policy at Vanderbilt yesterday. They threatened to cut off lottery scholarship funds to private universities who adopt similar rules for student groups.

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Vanderbilt Policy Spurs Charges of Religious Discrimination

Vanderbilt Policy Spurs Charges of Religious Discrimination

by / on March 21, 2012

Religious student groups at Vanderbilt have a choice to make in the next few weeks. Either drop requirements that their leaders sign a statement of faith. Or forfeit university funding and move off campus. School officials are beginning to enforce a more-than 20-year-old non-discrimination policy. But Christian organizations are feeling more like victims of discrimination.

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