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    CUNY Board of Trustees Set to Eliminate Your Right

    The Board of Trustees of the City University of New York, despite continuous opposition from elected student leaders, is set to strip students of a fundamental right: the right to remain silent without the assumption of guilt during a campus disciplinary hearing. Article 15, also known as the “student due process” section of the CUNY Board of Trustees Bylaws, guarantees students this fundamental right and it is currently in the process of being revised. The proposed amendments are scheduled to be voted on at the December 1, 2014 Board meeting. The leadership of the University Student Senate, the official representative body of all CUNY students, firmly supports preserving an accused…