Rules in the works for UT regents’ email accounts, record requests

By Ralph K.M. Haurwitz - American-Statesman Staff

Responding to issues raised in a legislative investigation of one of their own, University of Texas System regents are likely to adopt guidelines or rules regarding regents’ email accounts and requests for records and data.

Officials had planned to take action on the matter during Thursday’s meeting of the Board of Regents but have instead put it off until a yet-to-be-scheduled meeting in December, said Karen Adler, a system spokeswoman. However, the regents might discuss the matter — but couldn’t act on it — during the closed-door session of Thursday’s meeting.

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