Raises For University Presidents In Kansas Approved

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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Presidents of the state's six universities will receive 2.5 percent pay increases, which the Board of Regents approved Thursday.

University of Kansas Chancellor Robert Hemenway remains the highest paid, with a new state salary of $267,177. He also can receive additional privately funded compensation. The regents capped his total earnings at $340,352.

The new state salaries and compensation caps for the other presidents:

— John Wefald, Kansas State University, $255,298 salary, $315,962 cap.

— Don Beggs, Wichita State, $223,391 and $277,160.

— Ed Hammond, Fort Hays State, $202,593 and $223,860.

— Tom Bryant, Pittsburg State, $202,593 and $223,860.

— Mike Lane, Emporia State, $202,540 and $213,200.


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