Brace yourself, Virginia: This is what top university, college leaders are getting paid
Jerry Falwell Jr., with Liberty University, made nearly $1 million
Recent data shows some of the highest-paid executives at universities around the country are making well into the millions after bonuses and other pay are added to their base pay.
The Chronicle of Higher Education gathered data on more than 1,400 chief executives from more than 600 private colleges between the years 2008 and 2016 and close to 250 public universities and systems between 2010 and 2018.
Below are the top 10 highest paid leaders at universities in the United States and in Virginia.
Top 10 highest-paid university/college executives in the United States
Top 10 highest-paid university/college executives in Virginia
*Note: Asterisks indicates executive did not serve for a full year.
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