Two presidents, Georgia Tech’s G.P. “Bud” Peterson and Georgia State’s Mark Becker, have compensation packages, which includes deferred payments and allowances, exceeding $1 million. Peterson, who announced his retirement this year, did not receive a raise.
The average base presidential pay in the Georgia system will now be $332,475. Nationally, the 25 highest-compensated public college presidents had base salaries of $694,571, the Chronicle of Higher Education reported in December.
Here’s a breakdown of the top 10 presidential compensation packages: https://www.ajc.com/news/local-education/georgia-top-public-college-presidential-salaries/wEPQxljl1aOq1t4mWNYNeO/