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Congressional Prayer Caucus denounces Vanderbilt rule

October 21, 2011

[The Tennessean – tennessean.com] by Jennifer Brooks

Two dozen members of the United States Congress fired off a letter to Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos this month, decrying a university policy that requires student religious groups to adhere to Vanderbilt’s policies on diversity and tolerance.

The letter, dated Oct. 6 and now making the rounds on social media, begins: “We write to express our deep concern about reports that several religious student groups at Vanderbilt University have been placed on provisional status and face possible dissolution, unless they allow students who do not share the groups’ core religious beliefs to obtain leadership positions within the organization.”… Read story»

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