Senator Charles Grassley, an Iowa Republican who is a key figure on nonprofit issues in Congress, is accusing New York University of stonewalling in an inquiry into the compensation the university provides, The New York Times reported. Grassley has been investigating bonuses and loans provided to top administrators and some faculty members. Grassley told The TImes that, over a series of meetings, NYU has delayed or declined to provide some information, and in particular the details of various loan arrangements. In one case, the university brought documents to Grassley's office for aides to see, but would not leave the records. An NYU trustee told The Times that it was unfair "to single out our faculty and our administration and staff." Grassley told the newspaper, “We’re getting stonewalled. We’re getting nowhere. We were promised cooperation and we’re not getting it.” In discussing the various delays in providing information, Grassley said that "the only conclusion I can come to is any information they’d give us would be very embarrassing to them."
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