There is no reason why the public, which pays the salaries of university system employees, should be prohibited from finding out who else is paying for a professor’s talent.
Universities are supposed to be institutions that promote the free flow of information. They are not supposed to be shrouded in secrecy.
April 14, 2009
In the aftermath of the recent rejection of a bill that would of forced university employees to reveal sources of outside income, here is the Sun's take: