The topic for the Spring 2006 Event was Academic Rights and Responsibilities (with an emphasis on the "Student Bill of Rights") and a proposed amendment to Carnegie Mellon's Students' Rights Policy.
Materials are available from this Spring event, which took place on April 11th from 5:30PM to 8:30PM.
This PDF document contains infomation about the history of the "Student Bill of Rights" both nationally and locally and utilizes three "voices" to explain the arguments for and against the "Student Bill of Rights" and a proposed amendment to Carnegie Mellon's Students' Rights Policy.
This PDF document contains the source material for the Background document. This includes Horowitz's "Student Bill of Rights" and "Academic Bill of Rights," and the replies of two academic associations.
Here are some links to further information about the topics
This PDF document is a summary of the findings of the Spring 2006 Event and chronicles the Spring Campus Conversations initiative.
This PDF document shows the results of the event. Of particular note are the changes from in opinion as a result of Spring 2006 Event and the majority opinion favoring no change in Carnegie Mellon Students' Rights Policy.
Erika Linke (moderator): Associate Dean of University Libraries
William E. Brown: Professor of Biological Sciences
Michael Bueti: Student Senate Chair of Academic Affairs
Michael Chemers: Assistant Professor, Drama
Jennifer Church: Dean of Student Affairs