College President Gives $90k Of His Salary To Low-Paid Campus Employees
Raymond Burse, interim president of Kentucky State University, elected to have his salary decreased from $349,869 to $259,745 in order to boost the paychecks of the university’s lowest-paid workers,according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.
Burse’s pay cut will increase the salaries of 24 KSU employees, some of whom were making as littles as $7.25 an hour, to $10.25 an hour, WLKY reported. Burse said that his giving up $90,124.96 is a response to “tough times” and wanting to ensure that university workers know the school’s board and president “care about them and want to do the very best by them,” according to the Herald-Leader. Read more.
Malia Obama attends Lollapalooza in Chicago
Malia Obama, President Obama‘s oldest daughter, attended Lollapalooza music festival over the weekend, generating a Twitter-frenzy. The 15-year-old attended the music festival with three friends and two plain-clothed secret service agents, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. Malia and friends were reportedly…
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