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.
An Albany County judge sided with news organizations in their quest to open UW’s decision to demote former president Laurie Nichols up to public scrutiny, by ordering UW to release records it had blocked.
In court filing, former UW President Laurie Nichols claims her privacy is at risk while suggesting trustees may have treated her unfairly
In Oct. 15 filing, a lawyer for former UW president Laurie Nichols asked to intervene, saying the former president was kept in the dark by trustees. News organizations oppose Nichols’ intervention, which is expected to delay resolution of the case
Albany County District Court judge heard arguments from lawyers for news organizations and UW, indicated she would move quickly to make a decision.