03/15/16 – By Editorial Board
The goal of transparency advocates to make the UConn Foundation subject to the state Freedom of Information Act would not be satisfied if pertinent legislation now before the General Assembly is enacted.
But the legislation represents progress in the long-running battle between transparency and secrecy at the foundation and should be passed.
The foundation, with a $383 million endowment, is UConn’s fund-raising arm. It is a nonprofit that uses $8 million a year in public funds to help it operate on behalf of Connecticut’s flagship public university. [Read More]