- According to Mark Perry (UM emeritus professor), the University of Michigan (UM), pays more than $18million per year for funding 142 diversity and equity and inclusion (DEI) staff members.
- Between 2018-2019, and the 2022-2023 academic years, UM has increased its DEI staff by 53%.
- “Those misguided and expensive DIE resources could be better spent by reducing tuition instead of feeding new layers of costly administrative bloat that end up getting passed along to students in the form of higher tuition and fees,” Perry told the Daily Caller News Foundation.
According to Mark Perry, UM emeritus professor, an analysis of public salaries records revealed that the University of Michigan spends more than $18million annually to support its diversity and equity (DEI) employees.
The total amount paid by UM to support more that 142 employees working to promote DEI initiatives at campus during the 2022-2023 academic year is $18,120 24,242. data Perry analyzed the data. Perry explained that the total is equal to the amount required to pay for in-state tuition costs for 1,075 students. (RELATED : University Quietly Alters an Application that Excluded White People after Professor Files Complaint.)