Robbins agrees to contract, will start as UA president June 1 - Tucson News Now

Robbins agrees to contract, will start as UA president June 1

Dr. Robert C. Robbins. (Source: University of Arizona) Dr. Robert C. Robbins. (Source: University of Arizona)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Dr. Robert C. Robbins has accepted the contract offer from the University of Arizona to become the school's president.

The university made the announcement Friday, April 7 after the Arizona Board of Regents approved the deal. Robbins will start June 1.

The Arizona Board of Regents released a copy of the three-year contract.   

Robbins will receive an annual compensation that totals $988,000. The three-year contract breaks done to the following: 

  • Annual salary - $600,000
  • Yearly allowances for housing - $70,000; vehicle - $10,000
  • Pension contributions - $108,000 a year
  • $200,000 in private funds from the UA Foundation for an Endowed Presidential Leadership Chair

Robbins will replace outgoing UA President Ann Weaver Hart, whose compensation totals $670,000 a year. 

Read the full contract HERE

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