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William Michael Marlow filed this request on behalf of Adam Steinbaugh with the Alabama Commission On Higher Education of Alabama.


From: Adam Steinbaugh

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Alabama Public Records, I hereby request the following records:

I request copies of any report (including any supplemental report) submitted to the Commission on Higher Education pursuant to AL Code ยง 16-68-5 (2020). This request includes copies of reports submitted in 2019, 2020, 2021, or 2022.

Copies of some of these reports have been posted here:

I also request a copy of the May 19, 2021, letter from Jim Purcell, referenced here:

This request is limited to records generated on or after January 1, 2019.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.

This request is filed by William Michael Marlow, a citizen of Alabama, in coordination with Adam Steinbaugh.

From: Alabama Commission On Higher Education

The request has been rejected with the agency stating that you must be a resident of the state. MuckRock is working with our in-state volunteers to refile this request, and it should appear in your account within a few days.

From: Alabama Commission On Higher Education

To whom it may concern:

I am legal counsel for the Alabama Commission on Higher Education (ACHE). Your request and follow up email to Margaret Gunter with ACHE was forwarded to me for response. I responded to the request via regular mail addressed to the address that you provided below on February 22, 2022. In the event that you did not receive the letter, I am attaching it to this email. Our position on this request remains the same. Thank you.

Benjamin H. Albritton
Assistant Attorney General
General Civil and Administrative Law Division
Office of the Attorney General
501 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36130

334-353-8400 (fax)<><>.