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Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 09.20.2014 | College
Lawrence Wittner

Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators -- unlike their faculty (increasingly reduced to rootless adjuncts) and students (saddled with ever more debt) -- are thriving.

The 10 Highest Paid Public College Presidents

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.13.2013 | College

When Penn State University's Graham Spanier was fired as president of the institution following the Jerry Sandusky-sex abuse scandal in November 2011,...

The 10 Highest Paid Private College Presidents

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 12.09.2012 | College

-- Compensation for private college presidents has continued to drift upward, while the number crossing the $1 million barrier – a signal of pr...

Faculty, Students Take Issue With Excessive College Administrator Pay Amid Tuition Crisis

Posted 11.14.2012 | Education

A 2010 study by University of Arkansas education professor Jay Greene found that spending on administration has been outpacing funds for instruction a...

Why Does ANYONE Want To Be A College President?

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 09.04.2012 | College

Helicopter parents, impatient trustees, overworked professors, entitled athletics boosters and deeply partisan lawmakers with little cash to spare. It...

The Biggest Piece Of The Pie

Posted 02.05.2012 | College

Many college presidents are paid quite a handsome sum of money for their services. However, the base number is sometimes not the full story. The more ...

The 10 Highest Paid College Presidents: Chronicle Of Higher Education List

AP/Huffington Post | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 02.04.2012 | College

As the economy staggered, private college presidents enjoyed modest raises and saw the ranks of those making at least $1 million swell from 33 to 36 -...

Shirley Ann Jackson, RPI President, Tops Ranks Of Millionaire College Presidents

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The fast-growing group of millionaire private college and university presidents hit a new record in recent years, and it's likely more college leaders...