New CSU chancellor asks for salary cut to help budget


Los Angeles Times — The incoming chancellor of the California State University system surprised trustees Wednesday by requesting that his proposed salary be reduced to help the institution climb out of a deep financial hole.

Los Angeles TimesIn a letter to trustees, Timothy P. White said the request for a 10 percent reduction in the state-funded portion of his salary was in the best interests of the university, which has weathered steep funding cuts.

The gesture by White, who begins duties Dec. 31, drew cheers from a board room packed with students, faculty and members of the public. The trustees are holding their scheduled meeting in Long Beach.

The article was published Nov. 14, 2012.

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