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A university president is putting his money where his mouth is.
Raymond Burse, who leads Kentucky State University as interim president, will give up $90,000 of his salary so that 24 low wage workers on campus can earn $10.25 an hour. 321 more words
An interim university president decided to forego $90,000 of his salary so that his school’s lowest-paid employees could earn a living wage.
Raymond Burse, who’s been Kentucky State University’s sitting president for 12 months while its board looks for a successor, wasn’t pleased to hear that some of the college’s workers were earning a minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, even though… 115 more words
When I stumbled upon MIT’s living wage calculator, I was overjoyed. I felt it gave credible, tangible evidence to my emotions concerning my level of pay. 1,068 more words