Ex-Bath Spa University vice-chancellor gets final year £429k payout

Christina Slade’s ‘compensation for loss of office’ meant she received over £800k in total when salary taken into account

The departing vice-chancellor of one of the UK’s smaller universities was paid more than £800,000 in her final year in the role, of which over half was “compensation for loss of office”.

Bath Spa University paid Christina Slade a £429,000 golden handshake when she stepped down from the role earlier this year, on top of her annual salary of £250,000, according to the university’s financial statements.

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