MUN’s new Associate Vice-President (administration and finance) Marine Institute Laurie Skinner.

A recently obtained access-to-information request (ATIPP) reveals the salary of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s newly hired Associate Vice-President (administration and finance) Marine Institute Laurie Skinner at over $160K a year. The university just announced a massive tuition hike for students, yet it is business as usual for them.

Skinner’s starting salary is $161,914 per annum and is Band Level 15, Step 9. The position is a member of the university’s Senior Leadership Group.

The university paid over $50K for the search to the company Knightsbridge Robertson Surette.

See ATIPPS below:

Response to ATIPP Request: 002-17-128-21

Costs for Associate Vice-President (Marine Institute) Administration and Finance Search

CostsDescriptionAdditional InfoCostHSTTotal
Knightsbridge Robertson SuretteProfessional FeesRE: Search for AVP Finance and Administration per Open Call RFP-072-19$45,000.00$6,750$51,750

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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