University hired private attorneys in attempt to block the release of records outlining the board of trustees’ investigation into Nichols.
A majority of the Joint Appropriations Committee traveled to UW for an unscheduled, apparently announced, session to learn more about funding requests.
The University of Wyoming acknowledged Friday that its board investigated former president Laurie Nichols, who continued to say she was never informed.
The board voted Friday to preserve the right to appeal a judge’s ruling that the school must turn over records related to the end of former-president Laurie Nichols’ tenure.
William Ruckelshaus was widely known for his role in national politics and environmental regulation. But the namesake of UW’s Ruckelshaus Institute also left an indelible mark on the state of Wyoming.