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(05/01/06 12:00am)

Lawmakers in Massachusetts and Georgia have pushed recently for greater access to campus crime information. A bill before the Massachusetts Legislature would make police departments at private schools in the state that have law enforcement authority subject to open records laws. A Senate vote on the Massachusetts bill has been postponed repeatedly.

After criticism, UVA Board of Visitors reverses course on policy that would limit members' public speech

(08/05/14 3:45pm)

Following outcry that it stifles public debate, the Board of Visitors at the University of Virginia is scrapping their first draft of a code of ethics policy that would have forbidden members from publicly disagreeing with board decisions.

Student newspaper at U. of Virginia removes April Fools’ Day stories students decried as racist

(04/01/15 6:52pm)

The student newspaper at the University of Virginia issued an apology and pulled two satirical stories from its website Wednesday after students complained the stories were racist — one of which parodied a student’s violent arrest by Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control agents two weeks ago.

Financial turmoil at Virginia Tech’s student newspaper leads to editorial leadership shakedown

(04/02/15 5:00pm)

Amid negotiations between the Educational Media Company at Virginia Tech — a non-profit organization that oversees all student media at the public institution — and university officials over the company’s failing finances and uncertain future, some student leaders argue the company violated its own due process policies to fire its editor in chief.