Raises for College Presidents Approved

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TOPEKA - Presidents of the state's six universities will receive 2.5 percent pay increases, which the Board of Regents approved here on Thursday.

University of Kansas Chancellor Robert Hemenway remains the highest paid, with a new state salary of $267,177. He also can receive additional privately funded compensation. The regents capped his total earnings at $340,352.

The new state salaries and compensation caps for the other
presidents: John Wefald, Kansas State University, $255,298 salary.
Don Beggs, Wichita State, $223,391 and $277,160.
Ed Hammond, Fort Hays State, $202,593 and $223,860.
Tom Bryant, Pittsburg State, $202,593 and $223,860.
Mike Lane, Emporia State, $202,540 and $213,200.