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UC campus chancellors granted hefty pay raises

Profile image of University of California, Berkeley. The University of California's board of regents is boosting the six-figure salaries of its chancellors by as much as 20 percent. The raises are part of a three-year plan to bring the salaries of top UC officials in line with those of their counterparts at other major research institutions, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Profile image of University of California, Berkeley. The University of California's board of regents is boosting the six-figure salaries of its chancellors by as much as 20 percent. The raises are part of a three-year plan to bring the salaries of top UC officials in line with those of their counterparts at other major research institutions, according to the Los Angeles Times.
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The University of California's board of regents is boosting the six-figure salaries of its chancellors by as much as 20 percent.

The Los Angeles Times reports that the raises granted Thursday are part of a three-year plan to bring the salaries of top UC officials in line with those of their counterparts at other major research institutions.

The 10-campus system's three lowest-paid chancellors - at Santa Cruz, Merced and Riverside - had their salaries set at $383,160.

That meant 20 percent increases for the chancellors of Santa Cruz and Merced and a 5.1 percent boost for Riverside's top official.

The UC's highest paid chancellor is San Francisco's Sam Hawgood, who receives $750,000 a year.

Newly hired Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman will be paid $485,000 a year.