University bosses under fire as huge pay increases are revealed

The vice-chancellor of a Yorkshire university has had his pay increased by more than half, it has emerged, as new analysis shows that dozens of institutions have seen their leaders’ wage packets rise by more than a fifth in five years.

Figures released today revealed that Huddersfield University boss Professor Bob Cryan has enjoyed a 67 per cent rise in cash terms from 2010/11 to get a salary of £364,564 in 2015/16.

The analysis, by the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine, comes amid a growing row over vice-chancellors’ pay, with Universities Minister Jo Johnson urging restraint and warning institutions they could be hit with fines in the future if they cannot justify paying their bosses more than the Prime Minister.

Read on… http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/university-bosses-under-fire-as-huge-pay-increases-are-revealed-1-8754770

LucyJ, Education Correspondent.

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