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Brace yourself, Florida: This is what top university, college leaders are getting paid

Julio Frenk, with University of Miami, made $1,861,159

University of Miami campus.

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 Florida.

Top 10 highest-paid university/college executives in the United States

  • *Kenneth W. Starr - Baylor University (private): $4,946,996
  • Lee C. Bollinger - Columbia University (private): $3,927,961
  • Amy Gutmann - University of Pennsylvania (private): $3,211,681
  • Victor J. Boschini Jr. - Texas Christian University (private): $2,864,303
  • Edward Guiliano - New York Institute of Technology at Old Westbury (private): $2,733,651
  • William H. McRaven - University of Texas: $2,578,609
  • Nido Quien - High Point University (private): $2,368,358
  • Stephen C. Ainlay - Union College (N.Y.) (private): $2,289,549
  • Paula S. Wallace - Savannah College of Art and Design (private): $2,043,120
  • 10. Joel Seligman - University of Rochester (private): $1,990,250
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    Top 10 highest-paid university/college executives in Florida

    1. Julio Frenk - University of Miami (private): $1,861,159
    2. W. Kent Fuchs - University of Florida: $1,131,114
    3. John E. Thrasher - Florida State University: $1,030,928
    4. Judy L. Genshaft - University of South Florida: $901,866
    5. George L. Hanbury II - Nova Southeaster University (private): $897,654
    6. Wendy B. Libby - Stetson University (private): $795,843
    7. William J. Lennox - Saint Leo University (private) - $791,998
    8. John W. Kelly - Florida Atlantic University: $734,694
    9. Mark B. Rosenberg - Florida International University: $713,698
    10. *T. Dwayne McCay - Florida Institute of Technology: $587,721

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