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Attorney General Says Taking Away Vanderbilt’s Police Force Questionable

Attorney General Says Taking Away Vanderbilt’s Police Force Questionable

March 14, 2013 at 7:05 pm

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

VU Fundraising Totals Rise Amid Threats from Disenchanted Donors

September 4, 2012 at 6:11 am

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.

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

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

May 2, 2012 at 3:34 pm

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.

Lawmakers Try to Muscle Private University Over Anti-Bias Policy

March 28, 2012 at 7:42 pm

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.

Vanderbilt Policy Spurs Charges of Religious Discrimination

Vanderbilt Policy Spurs Charges of Religious Discrimination

March 21, 2012 at 5:51 am

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.