We might not learn everything about Florida Atlantic University’s $6 million football stadium naming rights deal from the university’s records. Almost certainly, though, we would learn more than what FAU has said, which is nothing.
This week, first the American Civil Liberties Union and then The Palm Beach Post asked for all records related to the donation from The GEO Group, which was announced Feb. 19. Because the company has a controversial record of running prisons and detention centers, the deal has drawn much criticism. FAU has responded with talking points. President Mary Jane Saunders stuck to them during a Feb. 25 meeting with students, at which she said, “This is a done deal.”
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