Perhaps the University’s most persistant FOIA gadfly, Chetly Zarko has penned an op-ed piece about his findings in the Wall Street Journal. While I disagree with his conclusions, I do suspect the University does everything it can to keep certain things secret. To see the University’s response to his allegations, see this reply sent to Zarko by the University. (I first met Mr. Zarko when I wrote this story about his lawsuit against the University.) Zarko also has a website with more op-ed pieces and information.
U-M students left behind a a record amount of stuff when they moved out last April.