Tonia Moxley reports:
Wait until I tell your mom and dad what you did this weekend.
That’s the message Virginia Tech students younger than 21 were contemplating this week following notice of a new university policy.
Bowing to parental requests, Tech officials decided to exercise a provision of the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act that allows the university to notify parents when students are disciplined for alcohol and drug-related infractions — even on a first offense.
The new policy became effective earlier this month, and students were notified by campus e-mail Jan. 22.
Read more in The Roanoke Times.