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STAFF EDITORIAL: CAA’s OMA vote was right decision

Staff Editorial

March 9, 2020

Eastern’s Council on Academic Affairs voted unanimously at its Thursday meeting last week to reject a bylaw change that would make it no longer subject to the Illinois Open Meetings Act. The proposed bylaw change was a controversial one, in which we at The Daily Eastern News expressed our disagreement w...

STAFF EDITORIAL: CAA should be compliant with OMA

Editorial Staff

February 13, 2020

Eastern’s Council on Academic Affairs, at the behest of University Counsel Laura McLaughlin, is considering an amendment to its bylaws which would no longer subject the CAA to the Illinois Open Meetings Act, and instead would encourage the CAA to function “within the spirit” of the OMA. We at ...

CAA to discuss OMA bylaw revision Thursday

Logan Raschke and Corryn Brock

February 13, 2020

The Council on Academic Affairs will discuss CAA and the Open Meetings Act again during its Thursday meeting, and Eastern’s general counsel Laura McLaughlin said she still stands by her opinion that CAA is not subject to the OMA. CAA and the Open Meetings Act On Feb. 6, The Daily Eastern News report...

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