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At Harvard in 1951, the Administrative Board could tell reporters that it would increase the punishment for a window smashing--by however much it wanted--"if a student's name is on the police blotter or in the Boston press" That was the power of in loco parentis.
According to Stetson Law School professor Robert Bickel, the students' case cut to the root of in loco parentis: "The university actually asserted the right to arbitrarily give some students [due] process and deny it to others.
During the next few years, in loco parentis continued to collapse as courts chipped away at it.
As Stetson's Bickel puts it, "The fall of in loco parentis in the 1960s correlated exactly with the rise of student economic power and the rise of student civil rights"
which gave the supposed academic apocalypse some context: "In just ten years, most of the rules that once governed student life in loco parentis have simply disappeared.
If administrators had moved on and handed their wards more lifestyle freedom after in loco parentis ended, they'd have room to dodge these bullets.
The speech codes, increasingly unpopular but largely still in effect, contain more than a whiff of the omnipotence administrators enjoyed under in loco parentis.
Four decades after in loco parentis started to stagger, college students would be hard pressed to name their new personal liberties.