Michigan State faculty to see pay cut, beginning in September

MLive.com reports the salary cuts for many Michigan State faculty will be for at least one year.

In a letter to employees, MSU president Samuel Stanley Jr. wrote that non-union faculty and academic staff would be subject to a temporary wage reduction depending on salary, ranging from .5 percent to 7 percent. The wage reductions will take effect Sept. 1 and remain in effect for at least a year, and do not currently apply to non-tenured academic positions. …

The university has already furloughed 716 employees, and all executive managers and deans are currently taking a temporary pay cut between 2 percent and 8 percent, according to Stanley’s letter. Stanley is taking a 10 percent pay cut.

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