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Travel and Hospitality Expense Information

Expenses for hospitality, travel and reimbursements related to the duties of the president and those of the presidential spouse are posted below. Expense information is updated quarterly approximately 10 days after the close of the period. We strive to post final numbers however, in an effort to present timely information, some entries are estimated/pending charges. Entries will be noted as Final with the payment reference number and expense figures updated accordingly.

Senior Employment Contracts

Name Department Term of Appointment Current Base Salary Guaranteed Additional Compensation Maximum Incentive-Based Compensation
Alexander, Laura Human Resource Services Annual $190,550.16 None None
Blazey, Gerald VP Research and Innv Prtnrshp 5/16/17 - 6/30/23 $247,200 None None
Burns, Eric Intercollegiate Athletics 8/26/19 - 8/25/23 $52,000 None $25,000
Carlsen, Lisa Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/15 - 6/30/24 with performance-based extensions $180,252 $6,000 $177,500
Colhoff, Julie Intercollegiate Athletics 3/16/18 - 3/15/22 $70,000.08 None $53,000
Edghill-Walden, Vernese Exec V P and Provost Annual $190,550.16 None None
Fisher, Patrick Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/12 - 6/30/20 $56,658.24 None $17,000
Frazier, Sean Intercollegiate Athletics 8/1/13 - 6/30/23 $299,999.04 $27,440 $164,500
Freeman, Lisa Presidents Office 9/20/18 - 9/19/22 $450,000 $25,000 deferred compensation 457(f) plan $25,000
Gooden, Raymond Intercollegiate Athletics 12/1/18 - 6/30/23 $103,002 None $76,000
Hammock, Thomas Intercollegiate Athletics 1/17/19 - 6/30/24 with potential one-year extension  $510,004.08 None $625,000 plus 15% of all ticket sales revenues as stated in agreement
Ingram, Beth Exec VP and Provost 5/16/19 – 5/15/25 310,000.08 None $15,000
Jensen, Sol VP Mrktg and Communications 6/19/17 - 6/30/23 $205,000.08 None None
Kaplan, Anne OERD Division Administration Annual $213,955.44 None None
Kester, Kimberly Jarvis Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/14 - 6/30/22 $51,504.24 None $20,000
Kunigonis, Michael Intercollegiate Athletics 1/7/15 - 6/30/21 $80,004 $6,000 $22,500
Ludwig, Ryan Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/13 - 6/30/19 $59,229.12 None $14,500
McGill, Sarah Administration and Finance 1/1/18 - 12/31/23 $260,000.16 None None
Montgomery, Mark Intercollegiate Athletics 4/1/11 - 6/30/21 $326,000.16 $7,440 $105,000
Morreale Jr, Salvatore Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/13 - 6/30/22 $56,652 None $23,050
Myers, Adrian Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/2018 - 6/30/21 $45,000 None $44,000
Parks, Matthew DoIT-Admin-Business-Finance Annual $225,000 None None
Perry, Bryan General Counsel 7/1/19 - 6/30/23 $260,000.16 None None
Phillips Sr., Thomas Public Safety 9/16/13 - 6/30/15 with two-year renewals $164,808.24 None None
Squires, Catherine Univ Adv and NIU Fdn CEO Annual $257,500.08 $25,000 None
Streb, Matthew Presidents Office 6/1/17 - 6/30/22 $159,135.12 None None
Sutcliffe, Christina Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/12 - 6/30/20 with performance-based extensions $87,552 $6,000 $28,500
Swan, Ryan Intercollegiate Athletics 2/1/17 - 1/31/21 $80,004 None $58,000
Teaberry, Condinitha Intercollegiate Athletics 7/1/12 - 6/30/20 $72,102 None $54,000
Wesener Michael, Kelly Student Affairs Annual $154,500 None None