New LSU athletic director will make base salary of $525k per year

New LSU athletic director receives six-year contract

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU’s newly hired athletic director, Scott Woodward, will be paid a base salary of $525,000 per year, according to his contract.

Woodward was hired after Joe Alleva stepped down on April 17. He will officially start May 6 and will report directly to President F. King Alexander. His contract is valid through April 30, 2025.


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The contract says Woodward’s salary will go up by $575,000 for the 2019-20 school year and will increase each year until he’s making $1.5 million for the final year of his contract.

Woodward was also given a $250,000 relocation/signing bonus.

Click here to read the full contract.

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