A recently obtained access-to-information request (ATIPP) reveals the salary of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s newly hired Vice-President (Advancement and External Relations) Lisa Browne at over $200K a year. This, at a time when the administration at the university is talking about massive tuition hikes for students.
Browne’s starting salary is $204,843 per annum and is Step 2 of the Executive Group Salary Scale for Vice-Presidents. Browne’s salary could increase as high as $243,861.
The university paid over 60K for the search for this new position. There were two executive search installment fees of $20,234.50 and another of $20,234.25. Additionally, $6205.81 was spent on job advertisements. The total comes to $66,909.06.
See ATIPPs below:
ATIPP Request 002-17-126-21 Record created by the President’s Office
All costs re: search for vice-president (Advancement and external relations).
|10/23/20||$20,234.50||Executive Search Fee Installment|
|11/23/20||$20,234.50||Executive Search Fee Installment|
|12/23/20||$20,234.25||Executive Search Fee Installment|
Matt Barter is a third-year student in the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty at Memorial University of Newfoundland, majoring in Political Science with a minor in Sociology. He enjoys reading thought-provoking articles, walks in nature, and volunteering in the community.
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What company was hired for the search?