Old Dominion University's Board of Visitors approved a regulation this morning that prohibits everyone except law enforcement officers from bringing a gun to campus buildings or events. The regulation also applies to those with concealed-carry permits.
Two level-three sex offenders are taking classes during winter quarter at the University of Washington, prompting the school to send an email notification to all students, faculty and staff at the Seattle campus on Thursday.
As this issue of University Business was being prepared to go to press, we were all stopped in our tracks as word came, first via social media and then from conventional news sources, that another shooting had taken place at Virginia Tech.
The Occupy movement that has swept the nation—and the world—also has a home at many colleges and universities. Long associated with protests, and historically touted as the home of open discourse, American colleges and universities have had a difficult balancing act on their hands: how to promote free speech while maintaining safety on campus.
Old Dominion University's governing board delayed a scheduled vote Thursday on a regulation that would tighten gun restrictions on campus - a proposal that spurred dueling demonstrations by pro- and anti-gun advocates last month.