Indefensible vice-chancellor salaries may attract fines

Universities will be fined unless they can justify paying their vice-chancellor more than the prime minister, writes Camilla Turner for The Telegraph.

Jo Johnson, the universities minister, was due to unveil plans last week that will see institutions forced to demonstrate that vice-chancellor salaries over £150,000 (US$196,000) represent value for money.

The minister’s announcement comes amid growing concern about the largesse of universities where vice-chancellors now typically enjoy six-figure packages with grace and favour homes and gold plated pensions.
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