MUN hires Dean of Libraries with over $170K salary

Dr. Dianne Keeping.

A recently obtained ATIPP request reveals the salary of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s new Dean of Libraries, Dr. Dianne Keeping, at $172,106.

The appointment is effective January 10th, 2022, and may be renewed for a further period of time up to five years.

Along with her appointment as Dean of Libraries, Ms. Keeping was also appointed as Librarian IV with tenure.

The university will be covering 100 percent of the costs of moving Ms. Keeping’s household goods and furnishings. Additionally, the university will also be covering the cost of shipping her vehicle and any costs related to storage or personal or professional effects.

The cost of travel will be covered for Ms. Keeping, her spouse, children, and pets. Along with travel, the costs of meals and temporary accommodations will also be covered.

Familiarization/house hunting trips will also be covered for Ms. Keeping and her spouse.

A reimbursement of up to $25,000 will be provided for real estate and legal fees associated with the move.

The Dean of Libraries reports to the Provost, and an annual report on activities and outcomes is to be submitted to the Provost.

A strategic work plan for her five-year term as Dean is to be developed in collaboration with the Provost in the first two months of appointment. It is to be updated annually and serve as a framework for annual plans.

See ATIPP files below:

Matt Barter is a fourth-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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