N.D. higher ed board backs secret job applications
Published 11/07/2008, The Jamestown Sun
North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education will ask the Legislature’s support for keeping secret the applications of people who seek a campus presidency or the job of university system chancellor. The applications and other information submitted by candidates are now public information under North Dakota’s open records laws. The proposed change, which the board endorsed Thursday, gives college officials the option of keeping the information confidential until five semifinalists for the position are chosen.Word count: 386
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