Sen. Ronald Young, a Democrat, introduced a bill on Feb. 2 to prohibit school officials from requiring or asking students to give administrators access to their social media accounts.
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 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.