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DIA Director Graham W.J. Beal (left) and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan applaude a speaker at a press conference at  the Detroit Institute of Arts July 16, 2014. (credit:  Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Institute Of Arts Director To Retire In June

The director of the Detroit Institute of Arts, who worked to protect the museum’s collection during the city’s bankruptcy, plans to retire this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2015

Inside the Detroit Institute of Arts (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Institute Of Arts Reaches $100M Grand Bargain Goal

The Detroit Institute of Art has reached its goal of raising $100 million over 20 years to help fund the city’s bankruptcy restructuring plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2015

A couple looks at a painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on September 3, 2013. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Detroit Institute Of Arts Directors Repay $90K For Executive Bonuses

Directors of the DIA have repaid the museum $90,000 as reimbursement for bonuses awarded to top executives in 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2014

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DIA Exec Defends Fundraising Amid High Salary

A key component of what’s known as the Grand Bargain is a deal to help protect pensioners as Detroit goes through bankruptcy. That deal depends on the Detroit Institute of Art reaching its $100,000,000 fundraising goal.

10/24/2014

Inside the Detroit Institute of Arts (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DIA Considers Asking Counties For Approval Before Granting Pay Raises

The Detroit Institute of Arts could be changing the way it doles out bonuses to its top executives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2014

Inside the Detroit Institute of Arts (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DIA Defends Executive Raises, Arguing Salaries Still Lower Than National Average

As the Detroit Institute of Arts continues to rely on a regional property tax to support its budget, the museum says six-figure salaries paid to its top executives are justified.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2014

A man looks at a painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on September 3, 2013. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Rep. Says DIA Management Raises Are A Misuse Of Taxpayer Money

Representative Eileen Kowall is hoping the Detroit Institute of Arts will reconsider major raises given to its director and CEO.

10/13/2014

Inside the Detroit Institute of Arts (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DIA Officers Got Pay Boost, Including $514K Director’s Salary, $50K Bonuses, As Counties Considered Tax Millage

Detroit Institute of Arts tax documents show compensation for its two top officers increased by more than 10 percent in 2012, including $50,000 bonuses for each.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2014

(Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Bankruptcy Trial On Hold After Deal With Major Creditor

A judge has suspended Detroit’s bankruptcy trial until Monday to give the city more time to work out details of a settlement with a major creditor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2014

The Levin Federal Courthouse In Detroit will host regional rounds of the National Trial Competition. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit, Key Bankruptcy Plan Opponent Reach Deal

The joint filing by the city and bond insurer Syncora Guarantee said that they “have reached an agreement in principle” to settle the company’s $400 million claim in the nation’s largest-ever municipal bankruptcy case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2014

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