Pay and Perks for College Presidents

The college presidency has long been described as a tough job, but a new survey suggests that the salaries and perquisites that usually come with the post may make the strain easier to bear.

Average salaries for academic chief executives rose 6.6 per cent a year from 1984 to mid-1993, according to the College and University Personnel Association's latest compensation survey. In academic 1992-93, average salaries for presidents ranged from $253,200 at private research universities to