Kentucky State University President Asks For Paycut To Allow Raises

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- The interim president at Kentucky State University has asked for a pay cut in order to give raises to 24 employees at the low end of the institution's pay scale.

The State Journal ( reports the school's board of regents recently approved the request to pay Raymond Burse $259,744 annually instead of $349,869.

The change will allow the school to increase the salary of 24 employees to $10.25 an hour.

Burse says he saw the action as necessary since some of the employees were making as little as $7.25 an hour.

Burse was named as interim president at the Frankfort school in June after former President Mary Sias retired in May.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
WBKO 2727 Russellville Road Bowling Green, KY 42101-3976 Phone: 270-781-1313 After Hours Hotline: 270-781-6397 Fax: 270-781-1814
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 269707481 -
Gray Television, Inc.