Retention raise for Robin Holmes

5/18/2012: VPSA Robin Holmes was one of three finalists for the VPSA job at Virginia Tech. She withdrew before the campus visits, apparently in return for a raise from $193,128 to $233,000 as of May 1, 2012. If rumor is correct she also got all expense paid trips to the Rose Bowl for self and family. Not that I’m jealous. Pretty nice retention raise, considering she didn’t have an offer in hand and didn’t even have to do a flyout. There’s more on the special treatment UO’s central administrators get for raises here, thanks to a public records request from Nathan Tublitz. And thanks to an anonymous reader for this tip. Given Berdahl’s new public records fees we’re either going to need to get more info on JH’s backroom deals this way or take a serious hit to the scotch budget. So please help UO Matters keep things flowing freely.

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4 Responses to Retention raise for Robin Holmes

  1. Anonymous says:

    This is hilarious! Robin Holmes gets a retention raise? UO would be better if she left.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Dog says

    there is a rule that Robin Holmes salary must be at least .1% of the eventual cost of the renovated EMU which, when renovated, will be without classrooms.

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