Part 10 Subpart 10-1 Freedom of Information
Sec. 10-103. Responsibilities of the President, or his/her Designee, with Respect to the FOIA.
The President, or his/her designee, shall have the following responsibilities with
respect to the FOIA:
- The President is hereby vested with authority to make reasonable rules necessary to
protect the public records of the University and to prevent excessive and unreasonable
interference with the discharge of the functions of the University in the administration
of the FOIA.
- The President is vested with authority to establish and publish procedures for calculation
of the costs of providing copies of public records under the FOIA, and to do all other
things that may be necessary or appropriate to implement the FOIA to the extent that
the FOIA is applicable to the University.
- The President, or his/her designee, is given responsibility for denials under the
- The President, or his/her designee, is given responsibility for receiving and acting
upon appeals from a final determination to deny all or a portion of a request under
the FOIA. The President is vested with authority to establish and publish procedures,
as needed, governing the receipt and acting upon of such appeals. In a case where
the final determination to deny all or a portion of a request under the FOIA was made
by a designee of the President, an appeal from that determination shall be acted upon
either by the President or by a designee other than the designee who made the determination
which is the subject of the appeal.
Business Policy Letter, BPL 2015:12, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Processing Policy
Prior Board Action:
May 9, 1997.
Entire Subpart 10-1 included in October 19, 2001 Codification, Phase I.
Entire Subpart 10-1 included in October 22, 2004 Codification, Phase II.