12/16/2012 08:21 am ET Updated Feb 15, 2013

Athletic Director Now Has Highest Base Salary At U-M

There's a new person atop the list of highest-paid employees at the University of Michigan -- at least in terms of base salary.

Thanks to a new contract signed earlier this fall, athletic director Dave Brandon now is the highest-paid employee, according to the annual salary report issued Friday by the university.

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