The best-selling author of Missoula is seeking access to files indicating why the state overturned a campus disciplinary board's findings in a high-profile sexual assault case involving a University of Montana athlete. But the state argues that granting Jon Krakauer's request will put the state in violation of federal privacy laws and place $263 million in federal funding at risk.
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Louisville student’s sarcastic delivery-room blog births a bad First Amendment outcome
Posting on social media about stuff you see at work is risky business. When you're enrolled in college, it's downright hazardous.The University of Minnesota disciplined a mortuary science student who made flippant remarks on Facebook about the corpse she was assigned to dissect.
TRANSPARENCY TUESDAY: Campus drinking, and how police respond, is in the national spotlight
College campuses face a difficult balancing act in responding to excessive drinking by underage students.
Judge says records in Cornell hazing death aren’t protected by FERPA
Earlier this month, a New York state Supreme Court judge said records dealing with a 2011 hazing incident and previous misconduct within Cornell University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapter are not protected by FERPA, the federal student privacy law.