February 19, 1999
Notre Dame Won't Alter Anti-Bias Policy to Include Sexual Orientation
The University of Notre Dame's Board of Trustees decided this month not to alter the Roman Catholic institution's non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation. The decision upset a group of more than 70 students who held a hunger strike for three days.
Some students and professors had asked officials to expand the policy to recognize the rights of gay people on the campus.
Notre Dame rejected the idea. University