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Editorial: NIU must improve current FOIA system, website

By Northern Star Editorial Board | April 7, 2016

NIU should make its information more transparent and easier to locate by including more links to documents and creating a daily Freedom of Information Act response log on its FOIA website.The FOIA website allows the public to request information from...

File folders sit in a filing cabinet. A proposal given at a Board of Trustees committee meeting would allow NIU President Doug Baker to appoint a FOIA officer and deputies who would gather information for FOIA requests. 

Proposal could speed up FOIA responses

By Keith Hernandez | November 16, 2015

A proposal brought before a Board of Trustees committee Thursday would streamline NIU’s process for complying to Freedom of Information Act requests.The proposal would remove Board of Trustees regulations over the FOIA office and give NIU President...

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