Publication Details Private College Leaders' Pay

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A national publication has unveiled its list of compensation of chief executives at hundreds of private nonprofit colleges in the country. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports several leaders from Indiana institutions are ranked among the top 500. The information is based on data from the U.S. Department of Education and the Internal Revenue Service. It was drawn from 2011 figures.

University of Notre Dame President John Jenkins ranked highest in the state and 78th overall.

The full list of leaders named by the Chronicle in Indiana can be found by clicking here.

The top five in the state are:

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins - $746,401- 78th overall

DePauw University President Brian W. Casey - $541,924 - 154th overall

Valparaiso University President Mark A. Heckler - $440,279 - 216th overall

Butler University President James M. Danko - $419,905 - 237th overall

Former University of Indianapolis President Beverley Pitts - $379,409 - 276th overall

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education