Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Harvard Was Shocked and Appalled that Emails Weren't Private: Now Comes the Aftershock
Even if you use a private email account such as gmail to send messages to recipients at UCLA or any public university, the messages become part of the public record. Our earlier post on the Harvard affair is at http://uclafacultyassociation.blogspot.com/2013/03/harvard-is-shocked-and-appalled-that.html
Why mention this episode again? Inside Higher Ed today carries a note that the administrator who authorized the search is stepping down and returning to teaching, an event some see as related to the search. See http://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2013/05/29/harvard-deans-departure-spurs-talk-e-mail-dispute.