Rutgers Refuses to Return $100K Gift From Harvey Weinstein Foundation
Donation benefits Women’s and Gender Studies Dept. and “addresses the intersection of feminist studies and media culture”
Will Rutgers get attacked by the liberal media for this? Probably not.
The College Fix reports:
Rutgers won’t give back $100K Harvey Weinstein donation
In the wake of numerous allegations of sexual assault against movie producer Harvey Weinstein, Rutgers University will not return a $100,000 donation made last April from the H. Weinstein Family Foundation
The Daily Targum reports the donation is “part of a campaign to raise $3 million for the Gloria Steinem Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies,” which — ironically — benefits the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and “addresses the intersection of feminist studies and media culture.”
The university’s defense for keeping the cash comes amid Rutgers’ dating/domestic violence awareness-raising “Turn the Campus Purple” week, and shortly after Rutgers President Robert L. Barchi stated the school remains committed to “protecting students from sexual violence, discrimination and harassment” following Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s rollback of Obama administration Title IX guidelines.
Director of University News and Media Relations Dory Devlin said that while the Weinstein allegations are “appalling and indefensible,” there remains work to be done to “advance women’s equality” and the Weinstein donation “will help those efforts.”
Donations tax deductible
to the full extent allowed by law.
They’ve probably already spent it.