U. Va. to change proposal to stifle dissent among Board of Visitors

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

With criticism mounting, University of Virginia officials now say they will change a proposal to stifle dissent among the Board of Visitors.

University Rector George Martin said through a university spokesman that the current version will not last.

“He permitted me to advise … that revisions to the draft would specifically address the First Amendment concerns that had been voiced,” spokesman McGregor McCance said Saturday.

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