Former KU Vice Chancellor Julius Weinberg will go on to earn £251,461 in the role of ‘president’, a 17.5 per cent increase on his wage as VC – a position he stepped down from at the beginning of the term.
Weinberg will continue in the role of president, a job believed to be created for him, until December 2017.
Whilst in this post he will raise KU’s external body and lead other development activity.
Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Steven Spier will earn £190,000 until a permanent replacement is chosen by September 2017.
This salary information was obtained via a freedom of information request.
The River reported in March that Weinberg received a 3.8 per cent increase in his salary as Vice Chancellor in the 2014-15 academic year, taking his earnings from £206,000 to £214,000 in his role at Kingston.
Over the last four years, Weinberg has seen an increase of 12.6 per cent in the role of VC.
Weinberg stepped down over “differing” views on the future of the University between himself and the board of governors.
He has held the position for the past six years but stepped down as the institution faced challenges.
At the time of his resignation, Weinberg said: “It has become evident to me that the board of governors and I hold differing views.