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WSU hiring lawyer to review former provost’s claims of sexism, internal power struggles

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

After less than two months on the job, former WSU provost Mitzi Montoya described receiving sexist performance evaluations and other resistance from fellow administrators. “I learned that there are major concerns about me – I need a personality transplant, I need to be more feminine and conforming in my communication style, and I need to be less intelligent,” she wrote in a September email to President Kirk Schulz.