Samantha Hendrickson reports:
After about two years of advocacy by the Minnesota Student Association and other students, the University of Minnesota policy concerning student data privacy is eligible for a comprehensive review, with potential amendments being drafted for the first time since 2011.
The current policy makes some student information publicly available without the student’s consent, unless the student specifically suppresses it. The information is kept on the searchable “People Search” database, and makes information public, like name, address, phone number and enrollment status, along with other personal information.
Read more on Minnesota Daily.