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.


January 26, 2012
Under pressure from several directions, California State University trustees approve a ceiling on compensation for incoming presidents.
August 4, 2011
Recent presidential departures have highlighted large post-administration compensation plans that critics call out of line with university priorities.
July 25, 2011
Survey highlighting increasing expenses for colleges draws attention to dilemmas facing institutions.
July 20, 2011
A former adviser to the University of Texas Board of Regents who is aligned with controversial reforms that have been touted by conservative groups and Governor Rick Perry issued a report Tuesday identifying what he called a “faculty productivity gap” at the two chief research institutions in the state.
July 19, 2011
There’s probably not a very good time to announce that a college president is going to be making $100,000 more than the year before. The California State University System probably picked one of the worst.
July 6, 2011
Most fund-raisers still don't receive performance-based rewards, but practice is growing slightly, CASE finds in compensation survey.
May 31, 2011
In tough budget times, departures of top faculty set off debates over how to retain and lure away the best -- especially at flagships that appear targets for raids.
May 2, 2011
Professors at the University of Illinois at Chicago file petition for collective bargaining -- a rare move by the faculty at a research university.
April 11, 2011
Average increase for professors in 2010-11 will fall short of inflation; gaps grow between public and private institutions.
March 17, 2011
Faculty unions and the Los Rios and San Diego Community College Districts find labor harmony by basing contracts on shared revenue agreements.


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