Athletic Contracts (Westfield State University)

Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute filed this request with the Westfield State University of Westfield, MA.
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From: Mary Connaughton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the most recent contract/MOU between the college and the following companies
- Adidas
- Reebok
- Nike
- Under Armor

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Mary Connaughton

From: Bischoff, Olivia L.

Good morning,

This email is in response to the MA Public Records Law request received on June 28, 2016 regarding athletic contracts, which was received by the Westfield State News email address (attached below).

Westfield State University does not have contracts or MOUs with any of the following companies:
-Under Armor

If you have any future MA Public Records Law requests, can you please copy me on the request? I am the University's liaison for records requests.

Thank you,


Olivia L. Bischoff
Associate Director of Risk Management
Division of Administration & Finance
Westfield State University
Phone (413) 572-8476
WSU Risk Management<>


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