Dame Glynis Brakewell

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College of Bathtub

The best-paid vice-chancellor within the UK has narrowly received over a movement of no-confidence.

Dame Glynis Breakwell, vice-chancellor on the College of Bathtub, has confronted criticism over her salary of £468,000.

Some 350 employees known as for her resignation at College and Faculty Union assembly on Wednesday.

A later college senate assembly noticed Dame Glynis beat a movement of no confidence by 19 votes to 16, with two abstentions.

In a message to the senate, the college’s educational governing physique, Dame Glynis stated: “I believe the college as a complete should now come collectively to form a clear and justifiable technique to set senior pay.”

She additionally apologised for voting on a movement about her personal pay in February, saying it could not occur once more.

Dame Glynis Breakwell

  • Dame Glynis was appointed vice-chancellor of the College of Bathtub in 2001.
  • She was appointed dame within the 2012 New Yr’s Honours Listing for providers to greater schooling.
  • Dame Breakwell is a social psychologist and in 2014 was named within the Science Council’s listing of 100 main UK practising scientists.
  • Though she is the very best paid vice-chancellor within the UK, Bathtub College stated its “remuneration course of” was “consistent with apply at different universities”.

Dame Glynis’s wage has been within the public eye after feedback have been made about her pay within the Home of Lords by Lord Adonis.

Three MPs additionally resigned their roles at the university in protest.

Dr Michael Carley, president of the College and Faculty Union stated: “It is little or no, very late. We have been elevating these issues for years and we have been utterly ignored.

“I used to be at that [senate] assembly, the scholars’ union expressed no-confidence in her. There was no nice temper or enthusiasm for her continued administration of the college.

“In the event you ask abnormal employees, we have had sufficient.”