The University of Florida taser incident should lead to a broader review of protocols for speakers forum, both for the student group that sponsors them and for the campus police, which prides itself on its adherence to professional standards. But all universities—public and private—should be on notice.
University agreed to filming on campus in return for prominent use of the college name throughout the movie. Could be a symptom of the transformation of universities into corporate Educational Maintenance Organizations.
The most recent recovery plan failed when the students stopped arriving, but it was only the final act in a strategic plan set in motion decades ago, which has also had the effect of reducing and now eliminating tenured faculty positions from the staff.