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The next president of the University of Texas at Austin declined a $1 million base salary and instead opted for $750,000. Faculty members say it's because "he gets it."
Activists at St. Mary's College of Maryland and Brandeis University have asked presidents to tie their wages to staff salaries.
As Brandeis announces a jaw-dropping payout to its former president, the university also says it has changed compensation rules in ways that might prevent a future payment of that size.
With more institutions citing budget woes as they eliminate academic programs, AAUP offers new recommendations for faculty involvement in such decisions and just what constitutes financial exigency.
Contractual changes have left two public university presidents in tenuous positions and highlight a growing fear of commitment among boards.
In an unusual twist, a Texas Tech professor is suing the university for allegedly denying him high-profile jobs based on his skepticism of a status most faculty members want.
Proposed policy at Florida Gulf Coast U. raises question of what a university is entitled to track about every professor.
U. of Texas System adopts a performance pay system for presidents and other administrators, a move that could signal a new strategy in executive compensation -- and, critics fear, skew priorities.
Gains are larger at public institutions.
Survey finds that many campus business officers are likely to retire in the next few years, which could usher in a new generation of more diverse higher education financial leadership.
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