In a letter sent to University of Iowa president Bruce Harreld, director of athletics Gary Barta and coach Kirk Ferentz on Oct. 5, attorney Demario Solomon-Simmons sought on behalf of the student-athletes to “amicably resolve’’ the situation before filing suit and gave the university an Oct. 19 deadline to respond.
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At a time when a number of former Hawkeyes spoke out expressing concern about issues of racial inequities within the program, Ferentz was accused of making racially insensitive comments and Wallace was accused of bullying.
In the complaint, the four indicate that the university’s actions “have caused harm to the plaintiffs, and those who are similarly situation, and constitute intentional, prohibited discrimination based on sex in violation of Title IX of the education amendments of 1972.’’