Florida Atlantic U Takes 'Corrective Steps' With Staff That Approved Eviction Notices

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Monday, April 16, 2012

Florida Atlantic University has taken "appropriate corrective steps" with staffers who approved the posting of mock eviction notices on 200 dorm-room doors last month, the university said Thursday.

While FAU's investigation is complete, officials declined to detail the corrective actions, saying it does not elaborate on personnel matters.

An employee of the Housing and Residential Life office had escorted members of Students for Justice in Palestine as they posted the fliers on March 30.

The fliers, which resembled eviction notices, were designed to show students how Palestinians feel when the Israeli government evicts them from their homes. The fliers had a Housing Department approval stamp as well as a mock Palm Beach County government seal.

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