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UWindsor president’s contract revealed

He gets a car but it can’t be an import

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The University of Windsor is the latest university to release its presidential contract. Not much to report in it. The president, who just took office on Tuesday, gets less than a year in “retirement allowance” and a few other perks.

The contract is only eight pages long and can be read in its entirety on the UWindsor website.

Some of the perks include:

  • The lease of a car which must be manufactured by one of the big three. (Windsor is an automotive town)
  • A laptop and printer for his use as president. (He may purchase these items for 15% less than their market value when he retires)
  • A PDA phone for his use as president. (Likely a blackberry – He may purchase this item for 15% less than market value when he retires)
  • Membership in the Windsor Club
  • $20,000 in moving expenses from his previous residence in Guelph. (If reasonable expenses exceeded this amount, the contract states the overage would be in the form of a “forgiveable loan to the President by the University”
  • The president’s residence with eight hours of housekeeping a week.
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