Bruininks among highest-paid public university chiefs

Former University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks is listed as the ninth-highest-paid president of a public university in a Huffington Post article based on data collected by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

(The Chronicle has Bruininks in eighth place. The Post, however, slipped in University of Washington President Michael Young -- who reportedly earned $802,000 -- into sixth place, moving Bruininks into ninth.

Bruininks' total compensation: $747,955

Median compensation: $421,395

Read the Post piece here.

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