Campus Rules and Moral Community: In Place of in Loco Parentis (Issues in Academic Ethics Series)

Campus Rules and Moral Community: In Place of in Loco Parentis (Issues in Academic Ethics Series)

by David A. Hoekema
     
 

Colleges and universities have largely abandoned their traditional stance in loco parentis, as moral guardians over student life, and instead seek to promote toleration while preventing conflict. In this volume David A Hoekema argues that in doing so, they fail to provide an atmosphere conducive to the attainment of the kind of responsible independence that such

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Overview

Colleges and universities have largely abandoned their traditional stance in loco parentis, as moral guardians over student life, and instead seek to promote toleration while preventing conflict. In this volume David A Hoekema argues that in doing so, they fail to provide an atmosphere conducive to the attainment of the kind of responsible independence that such goals presuppose.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847676897
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Issues in Academic Ethics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Campuses in the News for All the Wrong Reasons1
1Living on Campus After the Revolution9
2Institutional Parenthood: The Doctrine of In Loco Parentis21
Legal Cases Invoking the Doctrine22
Four Elements of the Doctrine27
The Retreat From In Loco Parentis28
Recent Legal Developments31
3Two Views of the Present Situation: A Survey and a Field Study45
Administrators' Perceptions: Results of a Survey47
An Anthropologist's View: Results of a Field Study55
4The Content of Student Codes: Thou Shalt Have No Large Refrigerators65
No Cooking in the Kitchenette and Other Curiosities66
Procedures for Enactment and Enforcement68
Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty72
Drinking and Alcohol Abuse on Campus80
Illegal Drug Use90
Sexual and Social Mores95
Abusive Speech and Writing104
5The Goals of Student-Life Policies115
What Counts as Success?117
Derek Bok on Moral Character127
Implications of Community129
6Supervision of Student Behavior: An Analytic Framework and Three Models133
Applications of the Goals of Student Rules134
Three Places to Stand: In Loco Avi, etc139
7Models of Good Discipline143
The Moral Basis for Student Conduct Codes145
Two Hard Cases: Hate Speech and Sex151
Three Steps Toward Moral Community156
A Visit to Nolocus College159
Supplementary Materials168
Appendix A: Legal Decisions Affecting Student Discipline169
People v. Whenton College, 40 III. 186 (1866)169
Healy v. James, 408 U.S. 169, 92 S.Ct. 2338 (1972)171
Bradshaw v. Rawlings, 612 F.2d 135 (3rd Cir. 1979)176
Beach v. University of Utah, 726 P.2d 413 (Utah 1986)181
Mullins v. Pine Manor, 449 N.E. 2d 331 (Mass. 1983)184
Dixon v. Alabama State Board of Education, 294 F.2d 150 (5th civ. 1961)188
Goss v. Lopez, 419 U.S. 565, 95 S.Ct. 729 (1975)190
UWM Post v. Board of Regents of U. of Wis., 774 F. Supp. 1163 (E.D. Wis. 1991)193
Appendix B: Student Conduct Codes197
Discipline Procedures (Calvin College)197
Residential Life Disciplinary Procedures (University of California, Los Angeles)200
Cheating, Plagiarism, and Documentation (Yale University)204
Academic Regulations (Princeton University)208
An Explanation of the Honor System (University of Virginia)212
Alcoholic Beverages and Other Drugs (St. Olaf College)217
Faculty Senate Policy Concerning Use of Alcoholic Beverages by Students (University of Delaware)219
University Policy on Alcohol, Drugs and Smoking (Columbia University)222
Policy on Illegal Drugs and Alcohol (Wesleyan University)228
Visitation Policy (Southwestern College)230
Visitation Policy (University of Richmond)232
AIDS Policy (Mount Holyoke College)234
Policy Statement on AIDS (Saint Anselm College)236
Sexual Harassment (Carleton College)239
Statement on Sexual Harassment (Columbia University)243
Discrimination and Academic Freedom (Carleton College)246
Appendix C: Survey Questionnaire and Respondents249
Appendix D: Bibliography261
Index267
About the Author273

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