FACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

1,000
The University has added more than 1,000 administrators since 2001. Of these, 400 positions were added since a hiring freeze/pause began in October 2008.

37%
The ranks of administration at the U grew more than 37% since 2001. That’s more than twice as fast as faculty teaching positions, and nearly twice as fast as the student body.

DOUBLED
Tuition for in state students has more than doubled in the past decade!
 

$2.8 million
$2.8 million was paid out in golden parachutes to 10 University executives.

85 and -184
Between 2008 and 2012 senior administrator positions grew by 85, while 184 clerical positions (10% of the clerical workforce) were eliminated!

RICH
The number of U of M employees earning above $200,000 grew by 57% from the inflation adjusted pay equivalent in 2001.

RICHER
The number of administrators making above $300,000 in inflation-adjusted terms has more than doubled (from 7 to 17).

RICHEST
U of M President Eric Kaler has a salary of $610,000 and his chief of staff is paid $195,000. The Governor of Minnesota makes $120,000.

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