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    CUNY college presidents see salary increase

    Executive employees in CUNY, including the president of Queens College, were given a 23 percent increase in the maximum salary they can earn as administrators while students continue to pay rising tuition costs. Effective Sept. 1, the increases were deemed “necessary and critical to the success of The City University of New York and central to the board’s mandate to continue to improve standards and promote accountability,” according to the firm William M. Mercer, Inc. which provides the university with market data and advice on best practices in higher education. On June 25, a board of trustees meeting was held at Baruch College, where exceptional professors were recognized, honorary degrees…