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Salary Survey 2017: Ron Leibowitz Of Brandeis University

Brandeis University

Location: Waltham, MA

Category: Religion or Education

Ron Leibowitz

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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Ronald D. Liebowitz became Brandeis University’s ninth president on July 1, 2016. The former president of Middlebury College, Liebowitz is a recognized administrative leader in higher education whose academic scholarship has centered on political geography, Russia, and higher education. The Brandeis salary posted is for his immediate predecessor, Lisa Lynch, who served as interim president before Liebowitz’s arrival last year. A New York City native, Liebowitz served as Middlebury’s president from 2004-15. In all, he spent 32 years as a professor of geography and Russian studies at Middlebury, including seven as provost, from 1997-2004.

2016

Institution Revenue: $344,030,000

Institution Total Expenses: $342,860,000

Employees: 5,418

Salary: $457,6499

2014

Institution Revenue: $445,602,259

Institution Total Expenses: $416,175,025

Employees: 5,447

Salary: $844,7229

Overpaid by: 31%

For information on previous years, see here.

For information on other Jewish nonprofits, see here.

For information on other religion and education leaders, see here.

1 Interim head of organization

2 Data from 2012

3 Data from 2011

4 Data from 2010

5 Data from 2009

6 Data from 2008

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

24 Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000

25 Data from 2017

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