Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee continues to be the highest paid public-university president in the United States.
Gee’s 2008-2009 base salary was $802,125, while his total compensation package was nearly $1.6 million, according a Chronicle of Higher Education survey released Monday.
Including the base salary, the compensation package is comprised of $225,000 in deferred compensation, $49,700 in retirement pay and $500,000 from a supplemental retirement plan. Gee also receives a house from private sources, a car provided by the state and club dues.
Compared to Gee’s $1.6 million, University of Washington President Mark A. Emmert’s total compensation package was $905,004, the second highest among public universities in the country.… Read more