Administrators

Learning From American U.'s Mistakes

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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.

A Tale of 2 Speakers

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After Senate aide warns private college officials about scrutiny on compensation issues, Santorum butters them up.

Administrators' Salaries Are Up 3.5%

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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.

Salary Pecking Order

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Ever wonder how many reference librarians it would take to earn the pay of a football coach?

Unapproved Pay for U. of Calif. Officials

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Audit finds that dozens of top administrators received benefits awarded without needed okay by regents.

An Order From Congress

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Powerful senator threatens to intervene at American University if governance reforms aren't enacted.

Recruit a Student, Help Your Paycheck

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Daytona Beach Community College is tying faculty and staff salaries to enrollment.

Suicide of a Chancellor

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Denice Denton -- a leader among women in science, under fire as head of Santa Cruz -- killed after jump from high-rise building.

Rallying Around Gordon Gee

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Following article about pot use by wife and spending on his home, Vanderbilt chancellor gets strong support from professors and students.

Paying for Performance

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More colleges’ presidential contracts include incentive compensation tied to specific accomplishments.

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