CU Considers Scandal-Reporting Policy

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A group of University of Colorado regents has asked the university's attorney to draft a policy requiring school officials to notify the board of potential scandals, a move prompted by the child sex abuse case at Penn State.

The regents' laws and policies committee met Wednesday in Denver.

CU is also in the beginning stages of considering new, more formal standards for evaluating the university president and strengthening a policy for elected leaders to report conflicts of interest.

The regents said no problems at CU have surfaced to prompt officials to explore the policy reforms, but rather the potential changes could help strengthen CU's policies.

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