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Spotlight: Big raises for UW chancellors

MADISON — In December, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee paid critical race theorist Ibram X. Kendi nearly $45,000 to promote his books and “train” faculty and students that the United States is systemically racist and that white people are born white supremacists, according to The Federalist.

Now, the University of Wisconsin System is giving the university’s chancellor, Mark Mone, a healthy 7.5 percent raise, putting him at $450,000 a year.

It’s part of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents’ campaign to significantly increase top salary ranges for top officials in the public university system, rewarding the same people leading or signing off on sweeping leftist initiatives and curriculum.

The board says it’s all about paying competitively to attract top talent. But taxpayers, who are footing part of the bill, are also paying for the farther left bent on Wisconsin’s college campuses.

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