Posted Dec. 18

University faculty members, administrators and academic deans all saw modest salary increases this year with few changes to the list of the University’s top earners, according to the University salary record, released Monday.

This year, the average faculty member received a 4 percent salary increase. The average administrator received a 3 percent increase.

The average academic dean received a 3.9 percent salary increase, with Medical School Dean James Woolliscroft receiving the highest salary – $480,000 – among all University deans.

There was little change among the University’s highest earners this year.

For the third consecutive year, Robert Kelch, the University’s executive vice president for medical affairs, is the University’s highest-paid employee, with a base salary of $663,479.

University President Mary Sue Coleman ranked second out of University employees for the second year in a row, earning $531,996 this year. Coleman received about a 3 percent increase from her salary last year.

Douglas Strong, director and CEO of the University’s Hospitals and Health Systems, came in at third for the second year in a row, just below President Coleman, with a base salary of $530,450.

After receiving a 46.3 percent pay raise last year, Erik Lundberg, the University’s chief investment officer, remained at $426,500 this year. He dropped one spot to sixth on the list of highest-paid University employees.

Timothy Slottow, the University’s chief financial officer, received a 3.8 percent salary increase this year, earning $454,385. Slottow moved up one spot to fifth on the list of highest-paid employees.

Outgoing head football coach Lloyd Carr, Athletic Director Bill Martin and Business School Dean Robert Dolan rounded out the top ten highest earners at the University, each making base salaries of over $350,000.

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