ERIC Number: ED030382
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967
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Academic Freedom for Students at Michigan State University.
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing.
Approved by the Academic Council, the Academic Senate, and the Board of Trustees of Michigan State University, this document was prepared by the Faculty Committee on Student Affairs after an extensive review and study of the University's rules and structures relating to academic freedom for students. In an attempt to formulate an operational definition and concrete application of the concept, the Committee recommended guidelines identifying student rights and duties in regard to conduct, academic pursuits, the keeping of records, and publications. Structures and procedures are proposed for the formulation of regulations governing student conduct for the interpretation and amendment of the guidelines, for the adjudication of student disciplinary cases, and for channeling to the faculty and administration student complaints and concerns in the academic area. The report also contains related general recommendations on: the orientation of new students regarding their rights and responsibilities, a handbook of regulations and structures, the office of ombudsman, and adoption and implementation of this report. "The real significance of this document...is not that students have acquired rights, but that they have explicitly been made party to our social trust." (JS)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing.