Brandeis University

Location: Waltham, MA
Category: Religion or Education

Frederick Lawrence President

Founded in 1948, Brandeis University is a private research university with a liberal arts focus, located in Waltham, Mass. It is the only nonsectarian Jewish-sponsored college or university in the country; according to Hillel, 50% of the 3,588 undergraduate students are Jewish. Brandeis has four graduate schools, including the Brandeis International Business School.

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Before being inaugurated as Brandeis University's eighth president in 2011, Frederick Lawrence served as dean and Robert Kramer research professor of law at George Washington University Law School for five years. Between 1988 and 2005, Lawrence taught at Boston University and was associate dean for academic affairs for three years. Lawrence, who holds a bachelor's from Williams College and a doctorate of law from Yale Law School, is the author of a book about bias-motivated violence in the United States.

Institution Revenue $398,008,662
Institution Total Expenses $397,494,456
Employees 5,422
Salary $878,572
Institution Total Expenses $380,994,728
Employees 5,219
Salary $705,843
Overpaid by 15%
Institution Total Expenses $367,866,775
Employees 5,165
Salary $332,705 12
Institution Total Expenses $347,376,093 6
Salary $588,809 9
Salary $523,546 9
1 Interim head of organization
2 Data from 2012
3 Data from 2011
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7 Data from 2007
8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
9 Predecessor's salary
10 Partial year
11 Not a 501(c)3
12 Annualized
13 Position currently vacant
14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
15 Base salary
16 Data from president-elect period
17 2010 Employees
18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
19 Highest paid professional, not CEO
20 Paid from two related organizations
21 Data from 2013
22 Data from 2014
23 Data from 2015

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