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.
About 30 to 40 issues of The Cornell Daily Sun student newspaper were stripped of their covers by a Cornell University employee April 20 to prevent prospective students and parents from seeing them.
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed aCornell University graduate's $1 million lawsuit that claimed a campusnewspaper libeled him in a 1983 article that linked him to burglary and theftcharges.
In an open-records battle spanning more than four years between the Cornell University School of Agriculture and a radio talk-show host, the highest state court ruled partly in favor of each side in February.
A former radio show talk host finally received some documents he requested from Cornell University almost four years ago after a state court in February ordered the university to turn over information on its biotechnology research.
Harvard University in Massachusetts, Cornell University in New York and Taylor University in Indiana all argued this fall that campus police at each school are not subject to state open-records laws because they are not public agencies.