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This page contains an archive of requests submitted prior to January 13, 2017.

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ID Date Received Requester Name Requester Organization Description Estimated Effort University's Approximate Cost Fees Assessed Response Date(s) Closed # of Pages
170196 01/13/2017 Truax, Anna Individual "[Title and employee last name] is a member of the ACC [identifying information]. Presumably that group meets periodically. This request is for a copy of the minutes, including attachments, of each [identifying information] meeting since May 20, 2015." 10-50 Hours pending TBD pending pending pending
170195 01/12/2017 Byrd, Colin Individual "Please allow this message to serve as my public records request that you provide the contract related to CNN news anchor Brooke Baldwin giving the commencement address at UNC-Chapel Hill on May 14, 2017." 1-10 Hours pending $0 01/13/2017 01/13/2017 2
170194 01/10/2017 Unger, Griffin Individual "I'd like to request access to UNC's Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life's (OFSL) most recent annual budget. To be clear, I'm interested in finding out where UNC's OFSL gets its funding, how much funding it receives, and how it allocates that funding yearly." 1-10 Hours pending TBD pending pending pending
170193 01/10/2017 Merkley, Ryan Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine "The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, pursuant to the North Carolina Public Records Law, N.C. Gen. Stat. §§ 132-1–132.10, requests copies of the following: Period: Jan. 1, 2016 – June 30, 2016 Scope: 1) All meeting minutes of the University of North Carolina Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). 2) All documentation and communications (not included in item 1 above) regarding animal activities suspended by the IACUC. For the purposes of this request, "communications" shall include, without limitation, e-mails and other electronic communications, letters, faxes, meeting agendas, minutes, notes, summaries of conversations, and any other form of written or recorded communication." 10-50 Hours pending TBD pending pending pending
170192 01/09/2017 Beard, Aaron Associated Press "Specifically, I'm writing to request: _ Any letter of engagement or documentation officially retaining the services of Scott Lassar and/or the firm Sidley Austin LLP for legal counsel in the case; _ Billing records from Sidley Austin to UNC for work done on the NCAA case, showing legal fees paid by UNC and hours worked on the case. " 10-50 Hours pending TBD pending pending pending
170191 01/09/2017 Budkie, Michael SAEN "Under the North Carolina Public Records Law, G.S. §132-1., I am requesting copies of reports of all unforeseen events or adverse outcomes made to all University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees for the period 1/1/16 - present." 10-50 Hours pending TBD pending pending pending
170190 01/09/2017 Shepherd, Todd Washington Examiner "Pursuant to the state open records law N.C. Gen. Stat. Secs. 132-1 to 132-10, I write to request access to and a copy of all emails (inbound, outbound, deleted, double deleted, and/or existing as remnant data) for the individuals listed below, for the dates listed below, which contain any or all of the keywords 'Jeff Sessions,' 'Sessions,' and/or 'Attorney General.' December 22-23, 2016, and December 27, 2016 to and including January 3, 2017 • [9 employee full names]" 10-50 Hours pending TBD pending pending pending
170189 01/09/2017 Smith, Jennie Acme Research "Under the North Carolina Public Records Law, we formally request that your office provide us with public spending, including both capital and operating expenditures, for payments made by or on behalf of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during fiscal year 2016. Specifically, for any payee other than a regular employee or student paid a cumulative total amount of more than $5,000, we seek the payee name, address, and the cumulative total dollar amount paid to the subject payee over the relevant time period." More Than 50 Hours pending TBD pending pending pending
170188 01/06/2017 Larsen, Lynn Thacker Robinson Zinz, LPA "Specifically, I requested that the University provide a copy of any written agreements between the University and Fox Sports and/or Fox Sports university. . . . Would you please provide a copy of such agreement pursuant to the North Carolina Public Records Act?" 1-10 Hours pending $0 01/13/2017 01/13/2017 3
170187 01/05/2017 Dolisi, Joseph Priority Sports & Entertainment "Under the Freedom of Information Act, I am writing to request electronic copies of the employment contract extension for head [sport] coach [employee full name]. . . . Also, if there are no employment agreements, their salaries would be sufficient." 1-10 Hours pending TBD pending pending pending