Cal State trustees backing off 10 percent pay hike for presidents

From Contra Costa Times:

Bowing to public pressure, California State University trustees are backing off a policy giving 10 percent raises to campus presidents, but there’s a catch: They’ll ask campus nonprofit groups to pick up the tab.

The board is expected to amend the executive compensation policy at its meeting Tuesday after months of outrage from faculty, students and lawmakers over giving salary boosts to the 23-campus system’s highest-paid employees at the same time that it’s hiking tuition, freezing professor pay and halting enrollment to cope with state funding cuts.

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