For the second straight year, the chief executives of 36 private U.S. colleges or universities earned more than $1 million in 2010, according to an annual study by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
I'm a Conservative with a BIG C. So, it should not surprise you that I think the field of education is inundated, dominated and owned by Liberals with a BIG L. But, I still support the independence and freedom of private business.Topping the list in Pennsylvania was Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, who earned a base salary of $915,000 and total compensation of $1,463,000. New Jersey's top earner was Princeton's Shirley Tilghman, who earned $711,000 in salary and a total of $902,000.
That means that I don't care if a private school pays their chief executive a bazillion dollars every other Wednesday. It's a private business...which means, none of your business.