University of Michigan president-elect wants to release full employee compensation figures

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Monday, May 19, 2014

University of Michigan faculty are calling for greater transparency when it comes to employee compensation, and the public school's next leader is listening.

He wants to change the way U-M reports employee compensation, so that not just the base is reported, but supplemental pay and bonuses as well.

"Transparency is important, and I'm going to work with the provost so that when the university reports salary, unless there are legal reasons in my way, I'd like the university to report salary, supplements, bonuses, et cetera," said Mark Schlissel, who will assume U-M's presidency in July. "If we're going to report it, we might as well report it."

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