Students and faculty stage a sit-in in front of the school president's office at California State University, Northridge, demonstrating against proposed budget cuts on April 13, 2011.
With all the budget cuts and tuition hikes public universities face, it seems like the wrong time to give campus presidents a big raise. But earlier this week, the CSU board did exactly that. Does the job of running a state university merit a salary in excess of $300,000? We ask one of the people whose job it is to recruit those leaders. Guest: Jaime Ferrare, an academic headhunter with AGB Search.