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How We See It: UA Trustees Put Trust In Chancellor

Posted: February 6, 2014 at 5 a.m.

WHAT ’S THE POINT ? The University of Arkansas trustees adopt a policy to comply with state law. We’re not that impressed. “It is vital in a democratic society that public business be performed in an open and public manner so that the electors shall be advised of the performance of public officials and of the decisions that are reached in public activity and in making public policy. Toward this end, the chapter is adopted, making it possible for them or their representatives to learn and to report fully the activities of their public officials.” — STATEMENT OF LEGISLATIVE INTENT, ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION, ADOPTED IN 1967 The University of Arkansas board has spoken: Long live the chancellor.

WHAT’S THE POINT?

The University of Arkansas trustees adopt a policy to comply with state law. We’re not that impressed.

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Opinion, Pages 5 on 02/06/2014

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