Auburn Pres. Jay Gogue 2012 Salary: $2.5 Million, 2nd Highest in U.S.


By Heather VacLav

The Chronicle of Higher Education released its list of salaries for public college presidents, and Auburn University President Jay Gogue is a top earner.
Gogue earned more than$2.5 million in 2012, making his pay the second highest salary in the U.S.
The highest paid was ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier at more than $2.9 million. Spanier was forced out of office following the sex abuse scandal involving former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.
Third place went to Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee, with about $1.89 million.


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