|Submitted||Oct. 30, 2018|
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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
University officials withdraw KDR fraternity recognition for 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.
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.
Assistant General Counsel
The Pennsylvania State University