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A ‘Break Well’ made?

Dame Glynis Marie Breakwell, DBE, DL, FRSA, FAcSS has announced she is standing down as Vice Chancellor of Bath University.

There has been much criticism,  according to the linked report above, about her conflict of interests; for example sitting on and chairing the remuneration committee, resulting in a damning report from the Higher Education Funding Council for England, after it investigated the conduct of the university’s remuneration committee and the events of (sic) university court meeting in February; a committee that since 2011 had hiked her pay dramatically, by nearly £200,000 in the space of five years.

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