REPORT: University tries to hide $5,000 payment for porn star to speak on campus

NOVEMBER 6, 2018

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A public university in Wisconsin is facing criticism after attempting to covertly fund a speaking engagement by a former adult film star by using student funds.

A student administrator at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse attempted to secretly arrange a speech by former pornographic film star Nina Hartley during National Freedom of Speech Week.

According to the La Crosse Tribune, Chancellor Joe Gow arranged for Hartley to visit UW-La Crosse and deliver a speech on “the realities of adult entertainment and the benefits of people taking ownership of their sexuality.” In return for her speech, Hartley was paid $5,000 from the school for her appearance.

The article goes on to state the following:

According to campus administrators, the $5,000 payment for Hartley’s speech was taken from the University’s auxillary fund, which is funded by mandatory student fees.

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