AKRON, Ohio (AP) - New Ohio State University president Gordon Gee will easily be the highest paid college president in the state.
Gee will be paid a salary of 775-thousand dollars a year. He will get an additional deferred compensation of 225-thousand dollars, bringing the total to 1 (m) million dollars.
The next highest paid college president in Ohio is Nancy Zimpher at the University of Cincinnati.
Zimpher is making 600-thousand dollars a year.
Ohio State trustee Gilbert Cloyd says Gee will be taking a pay cut for his new job