BOSTON (AP) — A study by The Chronicle of Higher Education found that average pay for private university presidents increased 9 percent in 2015, to nearly $570,000.
Ten presidents received more than $2 million in total earnings, up from eight in 2014.
Compensation figures include yearly salaries, medical insurance, bonuses and other benefits. The top-paid presidents are:
- Nathan O. Hatch, Wake Forest University – $4,004,617
- James W. Wagner, Emory University – $3,510,451
- C.L. Max Nikias, University of Southern California – $3,182,364
- Amy Gutmann, University of Pennsylvania – $3,086,395
- Robert J. Zimmer, University of Chicago – $2,864,887
- Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University – $2,507,637
- Robert A. Brown, Boston University – $2,483,146
- Daniel J. Curran, University of Dayton – $2,442,168
- Joanne K. Glasser, Bradley University – $2,350,851
- David E. Van Zandt, New School – $2,081,584