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Higher Ed Email Investigation Expands

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota University System officials say an investigation into emails of the state's 10 college presidents has expanded.

The Legislature's research arm has been looking into the emails amid the controversy surrounding Hamid Shirvani, the former chancellor whose contract was bought out after complaints about his leadership style.

The original request by an unnamed lawmaker or lawmakers had asked for emails since November and included certain topics to narrow down the search. The new probe asks for all emails since July 2012.
Legislative Council officials say they don't have to disclose who is requesting the documents because it would violate attorney-client privilege.

University System Spokeswoman Linda Donlin says the investigation is likely to cost $40,000 in staff time.

 

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