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Attorney alleges OU regents violated state open meeting law


April 28, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma's Board of Regents violated state law by allowing its newest appointee to attend a closed-door session before being officially confirmed, according to an attorney for an Oklahoma civil rights activist.

In a letter sent Monday to OU's general counsel, attorney Rand Eddy said the governor's latest appointee to the board, Oklahoma City businessman Gary Pierson, attended a closed-door executive session of the regents meeting on Friday where the board was briefed about an ongoing sexual harassment investigation, among other things.

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