Tag Archives: Higher Education

Hazing law now includes coerced over-consumption of alcohol

A Texas law that took effect September 1 makes it a crime under the state’s hazing law to coerce a student to consume a drug or to consume an alcoholic beverage in an amount that would lead a reasonable person … Continue reading

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Legislative committees want degree planning for Texas students enrolled in dual-credit courses

As enrollment has increased in dual-credit programs in Texas, state lawmakers have raised concerns that some high school students may be taking college courses that will not count toward their degree programs. Proposals could emerge during the regular session of … Continue reading

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States consider campus free speech policies

As incidents around the nation test free speech policies on college and university campuses, some states have responded by enacting or considering legislation for their public institutions. Issues that have surfaced nationwide include institutions restricting protests to certain areas on campus, … Continue reading

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