Contracts for presidents of N.J.’s public colleges packed with lucrative bonuses and perks

But students facing steep tuition hikes and professors dealing with pay freezes and budget cuts are angered their presidents — whose annual base salaries range from $134,990 to $570,000 — don’t seem to be sharing the pain.

“It’s outrageous. It’s insulting,” said Susanna Tardi, a William Paterson University sociology professor and executive vice president of a statewide faculty union. “Who is ultimately impacted by this? The students.”

July 24, 2011. Kelly Heyboer. The Star-Ledger
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