MUN’s newly hired Vice-President (Advancement and External Relations) Lisa Browne.

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).

Invoice DateAmountExpense
10/23/20$20,234.50Executive Search Fee Installment
11/23/20$20,234.50Executive Search Fee Installment
12/23/20$20,234.25Executive Search Fee Installment
02/18/21$6205.81Job Advertisements

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.


One response to “MUN hires new Vice-President (Advancement) with over $200K salary”

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    Joe in St. John’s

    What company was hired for the search?

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