FACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
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.
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.
$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!
The number of U of M employees earning above $200,000 grew by 57% from the inflation adjusted pay equivalent in 2001.
The number of administrators making above $300,000 in inflation-adjusted terms has more than doubled (from 7 to 17).
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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