Leadership & Governance

Birthplace of Million-Dollar Public-College Presidents Still Pays Well

Ohio State U.

Michael V. Drake, who becomes Ohio State’s new president in June, will have a base salary of $800,000, plus deferred compensation and potential bonuses.
February 03, 2014

Ohio State University, which made history as the first public institution to pay a president more than $1-million a year, will compensate its new leader comparably, a document released on Friday says.

Michael V. Drake, chancellor of the University of…

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