Editor's Note: The Student Press Law Center signed onto a friend-of-the-court brief from the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information at the University of Florida. This story was originally published by the Brechner Center. A string of mismanagement scandals at university foundations across the country demonstrates the urgency of opening foundations’ financial records to public… Continue reading Open-government advocates unite to support transparency in university foundation finances
Students at George Mason University are suing the school and its foundation for records of donations from private donors, according to a release Thursday.
The judge ruled that George Mason's student conduct policy was overbroad and would allow the university to punish students for speech that is offensive or disagreeable.
VIRGINIA --The George Mason University student government is changing the way it does business after editors at the student newspaper informed the body it was breaking state open-meetings laws.