Fallout from a Pennsylvania State University sexual abuse scandal shaped a policy that allowed a University of Texas System regent to demand more than 40 boxes of open records materials from the Austin campus, the American-Statesman has learned.
The scandal prompted UT System officials to loosen restrictions on the ability of individual members of the governing board to obtain records from the system’s 15 academic and health campuses, according to system documents. It also heightened the Board of Regents’ concern about inappropriate relationships involving campus employees and students.
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