The Gazette recently linked to State employee salary information, and Jamie Pollard makes more than Barta. I understand that Pollard has been in his position longer (have not google-stalked to confirm this, though), but does this sound fishy to anybody else?
Pollard's Salary info: $364,000.00, plus $13,666.63 travel stipend
Barta's Salary info: $343,720.08, plus $14,719.67 travel stipend.
I think the travel stipend number is the smoking gun on why Iowa State athletics lag behind U of Iowa.