Editorial: Public university, clandestine process

Daily Camera (Boulder): Colorado’s open meetings law isn’t really that complicated. The basic concept is that public organizations discussing public business should, with some notable exceptions, conduct their business in public.

This law does, or at least should, apply to the University of Colorado Board of Regents. But a story published in the Denver Post a few days ago raises questions about how well the regents understand that law applies to them, or if they even care.

Through an open records request, the Post obtained notes taken by Regent Sue Sharkey during the weeks and days leading up to former CU President Bruce Benson’s resignation in the summer of 2018.

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