higher education http://weku.fm en Ky. Community College Leader Earns Six-Figures, Even After Retirement http://weku.fm/post/ky-community-college-leader-earns-six-figures-even-after-retirement <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Michael McCall is the president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System—and he's among the highest-paid community college administrators in the U.S.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">And he'll still earn six-figures after he retires in January.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">In its latest story, the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting found that KCTCS has agreed to pay McCall $324,321 for a year after he leaves his job. &nbsp;As president emeritus, he'll be expected to perform duties at the request of the next KCTCS president.</p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ky Center for Investigative Reporting 59335 at http://weku.fm Ky. Community College Leader Earns Six-Figures, Even After Retirement Higher Ed Budget Discussion Includes Call for Merging Agencies, Vocal Universities http://weku.fm/post/higher-ed-budget-discussion-includes-call-merging-agencies-vocal-universities <div style="font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial Black', sans-serif;">A review of higher education budget issues has included a call for merging education administration and urging university presidents to become more politically vocal.&nbsp; The discussion occurred during a meeting of the state budget review committee.</span></div><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 John Hingsbergen 55001 at http://weku.fm Higher Ed Budget Discussion Includes Call for Merging Agencies, Vocal Universities EKU Head Counts Fiscal Blessings http://weku.fm/post/eku-head-counts-fiscal-blessings <p>After a couple years of recession and state budget cuts, the president of Eastern Kentucky University says some bills are coming due.&nbsp; Two new buildings are going on-line at EKU and President Doug Whitlock must figure out how to pay for their operation and maintenance. The state once provided funds for such expenses, but, now schools like Eastern must pay those bills. Thu, 12 May 2011 20:08:29 +0000 Charles Compton, WEKU 3582 at http://weku.fm