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Justify UH chancellor salary


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 16, 2012

~~<p>Compensation packages for university executives have skyrocketed in recent decades and the University of Hawaii's regents must exercise increased care in assuring the right person for the job, at the right price. Thomas Apple, provost at the University of Delaware, is in line to become UH-Manoa's next chancellor when the UH Board of Regents meets Thursday, but the decision should be neither hasty nor routine.</p>
<p>Current Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw was paid a salary of $337,672 a year at the end of her five-year term and will be paid nearly $300,000 for a 10-month sabbatical after her contract ends June 30. She is expected then to assume a tenured faculty position in the College of Natural Sciences and the John A. Burns School of Medicine. That's a nifty parachute.</p>
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Compensation packages for university executives have skyrocketed in recent decades and the University of Hawaii's regents must exercise increased care in assuring the right person for the job, at the right price. Thomas Apple, provost at the University of Delaware, is in line to become UH-Manoa's next chancellor when the UH Board of Regents meets Thursday, but the decision should be neither hasty nor routine.

Current Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw was paid a salary of $337,672 a year at the end of her five-year term and will be paid nearly $300,000 for a 10-month sabbatical after her contract ends June 30. She is expected then to assume a tenured faculty position in the College of Natural Sciences and the John A. Burns School of Medicine. That's a nifty parachute. Login for more...



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