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Regents OK pay hike, new contract for Floyd
August 29, 2008

SEATTLE – The WSU Board of Regents approved a new four-year contract Friday for President Elson S. Floyd, raising his annual salary from $600,000 to $725,000.

“Dr. Floyd is an outstanding leader in higher education, and the regents strongly believe he should be compensated as such. During his first year of leadership, the university has made great strides and we look forward to more progress in the years ahead,” said Francois X. Forgette, chair of the board.

The board completed an evaluation of the president’s job performance during its annual retreat in Walla Walla this summer. The new contract was unanimously approved at the board’s regularly … » More …