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7 on DIA board offer resignations; Controversy over alleged toxic workplace leads to shakeup

Mar 31, 2021 - Detroit Free Press
Board and Executive Moves

"I commend the members of the Detroit Institute of Arts Board of Directors who resigned today for taking a principled stand against workplace harassment."

Warren Evans, Wayne County Executive

Seven members of the board of directors at the Detroit Institute of Arts have resigned amid an ongoing controversy over workplace culture.

In an email to staff, Eugene Gargaro, the board's chair, noted that the board members "disagreed with the majority of the Executive Committee" regardin...