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Senior Employment Contracts

Name Department Term of Appointment Current Base Salary Guaranteed Additional Compensation Maximum Incentive-based Compensation
Acardo, John (PDF) Human Resource Services 7/1/23 - 6/30/26 $205,000.08 None

None

Burno, Rashon (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 3/16/21 - 3/15/26 $365,907.60 None

$125,000

Burns, Eric (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/22 - 6/30/26 $61,400.88 None $23,500 *amounts per occurrence could impact this maximum – see contract for details
Carlsen, Lisa (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/22 - 6/30/25 with performance-based extensions $209,916.72

$6,000

$231,500

Carlson, John (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 7/21/21 - 6/30/25 $93,126 None

$38,400 *amounts per occurrence could impact this maximum – see contract for details

Carrillo, Juan (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 4/1/23 - 3/31/27 $55,000.08 None

$39,750 *amounts per occurrence could impact this maximum – see contract for details

Copeland, Ryan (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 6/16/23 - 6/15/27 $90,000 None

$56,750 *amounts per occurrence could impact this maximum – see contract for details

Cotsones, Rena (PDF) Outreach, Engagement, and Regional Development Division Administration 7/1/20 - 6/30/25

$246,000

None None
Elish-Piper, Laurie (PDF) Executive Vice President and Provost 7/1/23 - 6/30/24 $309,000 None

$10,000

Frazier, Sean (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 8/1/13 - 6/30/26

$349,511.76

$27,570

$164,500

Freeman, Lisa (PDF) President's Office 7/1/21/ - 6/30/25

$475,000.08

$25,000 deferred compensation 457(f) plan

$25,000

Hammock, Thomas (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 11/8/21 - 6/30/27

$552,045.36

None

$650,000 plus 15% of all ticket sales revenues as stated in agreement

Harris, Yvonne (PDF) Vice President for Research and Innovation Partnerships 8/1/23 - 6/30/28

$275,000.16

None

None

Jensen, Sol (PDF) Vice President for Marketing and Communications 1/1/23 - 6/30/27

$277,585.20

None None
Kester, Kimberly Jarvis (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/21 - 6/30/25 $72,726 None

$34,150 *amounts per occurrence could impact maximum – see contract details

Ludwig, Ryan (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/21 - 6/30/25 $71,015.52 None $24,500 *amounts per occurrence could impact maximum – see contract details contract
Miner, Lisa Institutional Communications Annual $207,490.08 None

None

Morreale Jr, Salvatore (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/22 - 6/30/27 $83,337.36 None

$47,200 *amounts per occurrence could impact maximum – see contract details

O'Neill, Michael (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 3/30/22 - 3/29/26 $84,000.24 None

$33,000

Parks, Matthew (PDF) Chief Information Officer Annual $257,038.08 None None
Parys, Sondra (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 1/4/23 - 1/3/27 $120,000 $6,000 *only if courtesy vehicle not available – see contract details $47,500 *amounts per occurrence could impact maximum – see contract details
Perry, Bryan (PDF) General Counsel July 1, 2023 -June 30, 2027 *renewal agreement in progress

$311,440.56

None None
Reneau, Clint-Michael (PDF) Vice President Student Affairs 6/16/22 - 6/30/28

$267,800.16

$9,120 $15,000
Squires, Catherine (PDF) University Advancement and NIU Foundation CEO 5/1/15 - 6/30/25 $312,276.24

$8,400

$25,000

Streb, Matthew (PDF) President's Office Annual $207,824.88 None None
Sumner, Carol (PDF) Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 7/16/23 - 6/30/28 $275,000.16 None

None

Sutcliffe, Christina (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/23 - 6/30/25 $104,974.08 None

$52,250 *amounts per occurrence could impact maximum – see contract for details

Swan, Ryan (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/20 - 1/31/24 $104,103.35 None

$32,500

Teaberry, Condinitha (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/20 - 6/30/25 $93,126 None $68,750 *amounts per occurrence could impact maximum – see contract details
Vidal, Rene (PDF) Intercollegiate Athletics 2/12/24 - 5/11/27 $80,000.16 None $23,500 *amounts per occurrence could impact this maximum – see contract for details

Contact Dr. Freeman

Office of the President
Altgeld Hall 300
815-753-1271
president@niu.edu
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