Radio Iowa: Iowa GOP lawmakers question UI, ISU, UNI spending on diversity, equity, inclusion
Key Republican lawmakers are questioning “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion” programs at Iowa’s three state universities.
Republican Representative Taylor Collins of Mediapolis, is a member of the House panel that oversees the budgets for the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa. Collins suggests the six figure salaries for the the top diversity and social justice officers at the three schools are excessive.
“I don’t know anybody in my district who makes north of $250,000 a year,” Collins said during a subcommittee hearing today.