Among private college presidents, the top 10 earners in 2011, according to a report released Sunday by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Compensation is based on total pay plus benefits.
Robert J. Zimmer, University of Chicago: $3.4 million
Joseph E. Aoun, Northeastern University: $3.1 million
Dennis J. Murray, Marist College: $2.7 million
Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University: $2.3 million
x-Lawrence S. Bacow, Tufts University: $2.2 million
Amy Gutmann, University of Pennsylvania: $2.1 million
Anthony Catanese, Florida Institute of Technology: $1.9 million
Esther L. Barazzone, Chatham University: $1.8 million
Shirley Ann Jackson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: $1.8 million
x-Richard C. Levin, Yale University: $1.7 million
x=no longer president.