California Legislation Would Tie College Executives’ Pay to Tuition

“A California lawmaker is proposing to prohibit raises for executives at the state’s public colleges and universities in years that they raise tuition. The bill, announced yesterday, would apply to the University of California, California State University, and the state’s community-college system. It would cap executive compensation for presidents, chancellors, vice chancellors, and general counsels at the three systems if they chose to raise mandatory student fees during the same fiscal year. The bill’s author, State Sen. Leland Yee, a Democrat, has been one of the most persistent critics of the University of California during the past few years …” (more)

[Josh Keller, Chronicle of Higher Education, 26 February]

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