Poll: Are We Overpaying the Presidents of NJ’s Public Colleges, Universities?

NJ Spotlight | May 26, 2016 | Polling
The price of public education keeps climbing. Are six-figure pay packages for college and university presidents an appropriate payday?

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NJ Spotlight this week highlighted the salaries and benefits awarded the presidents of our public colleges and universities. They range from salaries of $676,000 for Robert Barchi, who heads up Rutgers University, to substantial compensation at other schools. But extraordinary benefits can ensure multimillion-dollar payments after they step down.

# Do you think these individuals are due this compensation?