The Engineer of Transparency - OurProvost - Speaks His Mind
Tom Sullivan, the system's provost, says he favors the proposed policy change out of a belief that "a very important part of our universities — particularly our public universities — should be transparency," which is lacking where employees do not feel free to speak their minds.
This is pretty humorous given the transparent way in which the Graduate School was recently snuffed...
For details see: Balance of Power, in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
For a slightly different spin on the situation, please see: Trust Me, I'm a Lawyer.