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Lawmakers Want More Transparency from State University Presidents


Senator Chap Petersen points to the recent controversy over the University of Virginia’s so-called “slush fund” as evidence for the need for more transparency by the state’s university presidents. (Credit: P. Morrissey / Flickr)

Digging into the inner workings of a college or university can be difficult, even when records are requested through a Freedom of Information Act request. As Michael Pope tells us, that’s because university presidents enjoy a license to operate outside of the scope of public scrutiny.


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