Penn State University Kappa Delta Rho

Daysia Tolentino filed this request with the Pennsylvania State University of Pennsylvania.
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Rejected

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From: Daysia Tolentino

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. Any recorded communications (including any emails sent/received, legal documents, and disciplinary records) mentioning “revenge porn,” ”non-consensual pornography,” and/or “Covert Business Transactions” between February 1, 2015 to December 1, 2015;
2. Documents related to the withdrawal of recognition of Kappa Delta Rho;
3. A list of Title IX sexual violence investigations including "revenge porn;"
4. A copy of all school conduct policies regarding "revenge porn" or non-consensual pornography."

The requested documents are in reference to the following "revenge porn" case connected to the university and the university's suspension of the aforementioned fraternity:

Penn State fraternity suspended over alleged nude Facebook pictures
https://www.cnn.com/2015/03/17/us/penn-state-frat-suspension/index.html

University officials withdraw KDR fraternity recognition for three years
https://news.psu.edu/story/358692/2015/05/26/university-officials-withdraw-kdr-fraternity-recognition-three-years

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Daysia Tolentino

From: Pennsylvania State University

Dear Daysia:

Your Tuesday, October 30th email was forwarded to me for a response. The documents you requested are not public records under Pennsylvania law. We respectfully decline to make them available to you.
Best,

Zahraa Zalzala
Assistant General Counsel
The Pennsylvania State University

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