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What Are Ivy League Presidents Paid?
The Chronicle of Higher Education completed its annual survey, and newspapers such as The Albany Times Union are reporting. Without dillydallying, here are the standings in the Ivy League. Note that these figures represent, to the best of my knowledge, base pay, and include neither benefits (often houses and cars in addition to healthcare) nor bonuses.
8. James Wright, Dartmouth College, $479,233
7. Lawrence Summers, Harvard University, $595,871
6. Shirley Tilghman, Princeton University, $595,982
5. Ruth Simmons, Brown University, $684,709
4. Lee Bollinger, Columbia University, $685,930
3. Amy Gutmann, University of Pennsylvania, $767,030
2. Richard Levin, Yale University, $778,935
1. Jeffrey Lehman, Cornell University, $1.004M
Part of Jeffrey Lehman’s pay package included departure compensation due him when he left the position of president after two years on the job.
August 14, 2013
Breaking: Of Crips and Bloods and Memories of Ghetto Parties
History repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce, or sometimes it just repeats itself. From the New York Times on November 30, 1998: At Dartmouth College, white students at a ”ghetto party” dressed…
June 25, 2013
Dean of the College Charlotte Johnson’s War on Students Part (2/2)
Part 1, Part 2 Today’s post again recounts the events that befell the Freshman. However, the content of the Hanover Police department report reproduced in this space yesterday is supplemented by information from my own…
October 18, 2009
When Love Beckoned in 52nd Street
We were at San Francisco’s BIX last evening, enjoying prosecco, cheese, and a bit of music. A full year of inhabitation in Northern California has unraveled to me no decent venue for proper lounging, but…
October 9, 2009
D Afraid of a Little Competish
So our colleague and Dartblog writer Joe Asch informed me that the D has rejected our cunning advertising campaign. Uh-oh. The Dartmouth is widely known as a breeding ground for instant New York Times successes,…
September 4, 2009
How Regents Should Reign
As Dartmouth alumni proceed through the legal hoops necessary to defuse a Board-packing plan—which put in unhappy desuetude an historic 1891 Agreement between alumni and the College guaranteeing a half-democratically-elected Board of Trustees—it strikes one…
August 29, 2009
Election Reform Study Committee
If you are an alum of the College on the Hill, you may have received a number of e-mails of late beseeching your input for a new arm of the College’s Alumni Control Apparatus called…
- The Dartmouth College Case
- 2007 Trustee Election
- Dartmouth Constitution
- Sunday Morning Sinatra
- The Indian Wars
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