Professors Seeking Repeal of Kansas State's Social Media Policy


Kansas State faculty members arerepealing the state's social media policy.

The Kansas Board of Regents approved apolicy last week that allows university officials to fire staff members if theypost social media messages that conflicts with the institution's bestinterests.

The policy was enacted partly inresponse to an anti-NRA tweet by a K.U. professor after the September navy yardshooting that killed 13 people in Washington.

Staff members don't seem to be in fullsupport of the new policy.

More than 40 professors from Kansas State have signed aletter asking the regents to withdraw the policy.

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