When the institute was created, the university's then-president, Greg Geoffroy, said Harkin "would really have no input" and that the institute "must be above that."Gold declined comment, but Harkin spokeswoman Kate Cyrul Frischmann said Harkin's campaign doesn't raise money for the institute and that the list sent by Gold "is not a Harkin donor list." She said Harkin campaign staff played no role in its creation, saying it was assembled by someone she wouldn't identify who searched online for "active Iowa foundations and prominent individuals."
Harkin Campaign Aide Gave Iowa State A Donor List
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