The average salary of the FLXIV is $35653. By dismissing fourteen instructors in the middle of an academic year, the University saves approximately $270,000 in salaries and benefits.* The total budget shortfall for the LSU BR campus in 2010-2011 is $48 million. No other faculty or programs have been sacrificed to meet the budget reduction.
*By January, the FLXIV will have received 5/9 of their salary and benefits.