It’s good to be the King. Or the president of a public university. The median salary for a public university president rose to $427,400 according to a recently-completed survey by the Chronicle of Higher Education. You can read the Bloomberg story here.
UVA’s President John Casteen was the fourth highest paid president of a public school, bringing home $797,048.
VCU’s Eugene Trani had total compensation of $538,000 in 2007.