Campus Stung by Controversial Video Moves to Ban Recordings in Class

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Kyle R. Brooks, the Wisconsin-Whitewater freshman whose recording of a guest lecturer who lambasted Republicans is at the center of the controversy, is disappointed with the faculty's response.

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Kyle R. Brooks, the Wisconsin-Whitewater freshman whose recording of a guest lecturer who lambasted Republicans is at the center of the controversy, is disappointed with the faculty's response.

The Faculty Senate of the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater has responded to a controversy over a surreptitiously obtained classroom video of a guest lecturer lambasting Republicans by moving to bar students from recording and disseminating such footage.

Although the campus’s chancellor, Richard J. Telfer, has not yet signed off on the videotaping policy, statements issued by him and a spokeswoman on Thursday