Robert Davila of Gallaudet University is the lowest paid college president in the DC area. He earned $292,150 during the 07-08 term. In comparison, former George Washington University president Stephen Trachtenberg was paid $798,827 and American University interim President Cornelius Kerwin got $573,306.
The highest paid president of any college is David Sargent of Boston’s Suffolk University. He got a whopping $2,800,461 according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
On the other end of the scale is Michael Hogan of the University of Connecticut. He turned down a bonus of about $100,000 and so did presidents at Rutgers University and the University of Louisville.