Interim President Gives Up Part of Salary for Low-Paid Workers

August 4, 2014

The interim president of Kentucky State University, Raymond Burse, asked his board to cut more than $90,000 from his $350,000 salary so that raises could be given to those who earn the least at the institution, The Herald-Leader reported. The money will be used to raise the salaries of those who earn less than $10.25 an hour (considered by many to be the lowest livable wage) to that level.

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