non-discrimination policy http://wmot.org en Vandy Hopes New Chaplain Can Ease Tensions http://wmot.org/post/vandy-hopes-new-chaplain-can-ease-tensions <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) &mdash; Vanderbilt University has hired a chaplain in the hopes of ending a lingering controversy over its new, non-discrimination policy.</p><p>The &quot;all-comers&quot; policy at the school requires student groups to allow any student to join their groups and to hold office, regardless of their beliefs.</p><p>Since then, Christian groups have protested the policy and several lost their official status for refusing to sign on to the policy.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 16:31:09 +0000 AP/WMOT 14446 at http://wmot.org Christan Groups React to Vandy Policy Changes http://wmot.org/post/christan-groups-react-vandy-policy-changes <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) &mdash; Registered campus groups at Vanderbilt University are no longer permitted to bar students who don&#39;t share the groups&#39; mission or beliefs from leadership positions.</p><p>That non-discrimination policy was reiterated at a packed campus meeting Tuesday night. A university spokesperson says all students must be able to join a student group and run for leadership positions in order for it to be registered.</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 18:20:20 +0000 AP/WMOT 6860 at http://wmot.org Christan Groups React to Vandy Policy Changes