The University Record, January 25, 1999

Faculty salaries increase an average 4.7 percent

By Julie Peterson
News and Information Services

Faculty salary increases at the University of Michigan this year averaged 4.7 percent, according to figures in the University’s Salary Record released Jan. 21.

Salary increases for staff at all grades averaged 3.8 percent. The staff averages include salaries for employees in the U-M Health System and exclude bargained-for employees.

Merit salary increases for the University’s executive officers averaged 2.89 percent. Merit increases for deans averaged 3.96 percent.

At their Jan. 21 meeting, the Regents voted to set President Lee C. Bollinger’s salary at $295,996, effective Sept. 1, 1998, and continuing through Aug. 31, 1999. The new salary reflects a merit increase of 3 percent.

Copies of the complete Salary Record are on reserve at the University Library, and available at Records and Information Services. For more information, call 764-9250.