Complaints about a diversity course came from “a respected member of the community who reported their concerns under the condition of anonymity,” a university attorney said Tuesday. The verbal complaint had considerable political impact.
“No students who participated in the investigation reported that they were ever forced to apologize for the color of their skin,” investigators from the Boise law firm Hawley Troxell said in a report issued Monday morning.
After eliminating 194 staff positions during the pandemic, Boise State University President Marlene Tromp hopes to absorb a $1.5 million budget cut without affecting programs. “Already, we’ve had so much loss.”