Lou Anna Simon, an older white woman with glasses and gray hair.
Jan 31, 2023
Portraits, special ceremonies, emeritus status and massive payouts are just a few of the perks some ex-presidents receive—no matter what kind of upheaval they leave behind.


April 13, 2006
Biases beyond sex may be important factors for why female professors earn less, new study suggests.
March 13, 2006
Ever wonder how many reference librarians it would take to earn the pay of a football coach?
March 6, 2006
Increases are highest at private institutions and doctoral institutions -- and in selected disciplines.
February 20, 2006
Administrators' raises are getting larger again. The median salary increased by 3.5 percent during this academic year, compared to a 3.3 percent last year and a 2.5 percent increase the previous year. The 3.5 percent increase equals that of 2002-3.The data are from an annual survey conducted by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, which has been releasing annual data on administrative salaries since 1967 and released the latest information today.
February 8, 2006
After Senate aide warns private college officials about scrutiny on compensation issues, Santorum butters them up.
January 24, 2006
U. of Florida backs down on benefits plan that would have involved asking some employees if they were having sex.
January 19, 2006
At most colleges, faculty with extra duties get reduced teaching loads. Duke professors asked for -- and are getting -- new options.
January 6, 2006
U.S. study finds expansion is greater among instructors than administrators.
November 8, 2005
Study explores why some top departments tend to hire people who earned Ph.D.'s at only a few institutions, while others cast a wider net.
October 28, 2005
Nobody wants to be the next American University. After weeks with its now ex-president, Benjamin Ladner, under a barrage of fire for his lavish spending habits and benefits package, universities are making sure that they don’t face similar vulnerabilities.Given all the publicity in Washington over American, it’s not surprising that George Washington University is among those institutions, creating a new position to monitor executive compensation and conducting an in-depth audit.


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