Violet Ford.

A recently obtained ATIPP request reveals the salary of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s newly appointed Associate Vice-President (Indigenous Research) Violet Ford at $150,684. Ford was also hired as an Associate Professor with tenure.

The appointment is for a period of five years and began on September 7th, 2021. The appointment can be renewed for up to five years.

Ford is expected to successfully complete her Ph.D. within 24 months of the start date.

The university agreed to cover 100 percent of moving costs for Ford’s household goods and furnishings. MUN’s preferred vendor is Household Movers and Shippers, and this company was recommended to Ford.

Travel costs and familiarization/house hunting trips were also covered. It included two roundtrips for Ford and her spouse, 3-4 nights accommodation per trip.

In addition to her salary, the university also agreed to provide Ford with a $40,000 research grant per year. 

See employment contract 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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