Associated Students of Chaffey College, the school’s student government board, closed its meeting to the public over the objections of student journalists, who say the closure was illegal.
The University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents needs to be more discerning about when and why they hold private meetings, the state’s Open Meetings Compliance Board said.
The state’s public records board has upheld Indiana University Southeast’s decision to deny a student journalist access to a meeting in which student government members were divvying up student fees.
A student journalist at the Indiana University Southeast has filed a complaint with the state seeking access to meetings that determine the allocation of more than $500,000 in annual student activity fees to various student organizations.
The University System of Maryland admitted last week that it failed to “strictly comply” with the state’s Open Meetings Act when deciding on a switch from the ACC to the Big Ten.
Following complaints about how a vote to join the Big Ten conference violated the state’s open meetings law, the University of Maryland Board of Regents acknowledged it violated parts of the act when they failed to give notice of two meetings.
University System of Maryland regents voted behind closed doors Monday to approve a move to the Big Ten athletic conference, despite state laws requiring the regents to open their meetings to the public.
The exchange of emails by members of the Fairfax County School Board did not constitute a public meeting under Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act, the state Supreme Court ruled June 7.
The attorney general's office has decided to appeal a county judge's ruling that the Board of Regents of the University and Community College System did not violate the state's open meetings law in April 1995.