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Alan Leventhal (L), chairman of Boston Univeristy’s board of trustees, had heralded BU’s ‘‘exceptional necessity’’ rule in its ethics guidelines.

BU trustees retreat on conflict-of-interest goals

Strict guidelines called 'unworkable'

By Marcella Bombardieri
Globe Staff / July 5, 2005

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Boston University has abandoned an ethics guideline regarding trustee conflicts of interest that it trumpeted last year when it unveiled a series of changes designed to make the university a national model of good governance. (Full article: 803 words)

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