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.
A specialized law firm investigated the former UW President for the trustees in the weeks before she was unexpectedly was pushed out, an investigation by WyoFile and the Star-Tribune found.
WyoFile joined the Casper Star-Tribune, Laramie Boomerang and Wyoming Tribune-Eagle to petition a judge for documents denied by the University of Wyoming.
A closed-door meeting followed by a veiled vote and a jaw-dropping announcement of Nichols’ demotion fits the university governing body’s practice