My question involves false light in the state of: Implied lying?
Ok this sounds ridiculously complicated. I attend a Christian University in SC. Last semester I was diagnosed with a brain tumor and when I communicated that I had a tumor, and the reason for my absences with my professors it came to the attention to the vice president of student life. Since my school is christian, it's private. Many people have told me there's not much I can do about my situation because they're a private institution. Here's the situation:
One of my professors mentioned it to someone to try and get me some help. The vice president then became very invested in my circumstances he wanted me to provide medical records. Which was fine except he was not trying to get me financial help or even school help. I felt as if he wanted my medical documentation so I could prove all of my absences even though I had provided certified excuses from my health team. Now I have provided medical records prior to being enrolled because it is a requirement but they wanted the dates of all of my radiation treatments, chemo sessions, and the list of all my medicines.I did not feel comfortable giving this information because I felt I had met their burden of proof. I even provided a statement from my doctor with my diagnosis. They were not trying to raise money for me, or help me out in any way. If they were I may have considered handing over the information. Ever since last spring they interrogate me. They have called my emergency contacts and asked them if I really have cancer, they have threatened to kick me out if I don't give them this information even though I've already been excused and passed all of my classes.
This year after having 2 emergencies while on campus they held a meeting and told me I couldn't have any more emergencies while on campus because I'm a distraction even though all I did was pass out AND fall off my bunk bed which was 8ft up--months apart! In the meeting they gave me a list of directives such as I had to turn over all documentation regarding my cancer, I had to not have any more emergencies where EMS had to be called, I had to give them a notification every time I saw a doctor (cancer related or other) even dentist, and I had to notify them of all upcoming appointments. Otherwise, I would immediately be kicked out and forced to move back home. I began following through until they sent an email. They told me they would send an email with the directives after the meeting but when I received this email days later, I found out it had been sent to multiple people, even professors that were not mine.
In the email, it implied that I was not being honest about my diagnosis because they received supposedly "conflicting information"--which is a lie because the only person they spoke to was me, and my emergency contacts who have all confirmed my illness. My doctors say no one has contacted them.
I got fed up and handed over all of my medical records and asked them to retract their statements or to at least clarify that I am not lying. They called my doctors, confirmed my diagnosis but refuse to let anyone know that I am being truthful. Now, none of my teachers are willing to help me make up assignments, I'm currently in danger of failing because they wouldn't take any late work, and also people treat me rudely and question everything I say.
By implied I mean they said "We want you to be truthful, we have received conflicting information regarding your claims of a malignant brain tumor" In the email they also had every instance where I had to go to the hospital from campus over the past 2 years and also things that happened while I wasn't on campus or on holiday break. On-campus I've only had 2 emergencies, and off-campus there have been countless others. They asked me about every time I went to the hospital or doctors and I was upfront and honest but they turned around and included all of those dates and medical info in the email without asking my permission or anything.
Can they kick me out over not providing information (even though I did eventually)
Can they release personal health information to multiple people without my permission?
can i require them to clarify/retract slanderous implications?