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Officials want Westfield State review released

State officials on Friday called on trustees at Westfield State University to publicly release the results of a review the board is conducting of Evan S. Dobelle, the university’s president, who has a history of charging high expenses to a foundation that supports the school.

In a letter to the chairman of the Westfield board, Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew H. Malone said a recent Boston Globe story about Dobelle’s pattern of charges raised concerns about “the limited accountability of public universities.”

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