University System of Maryland

University of Maryland system chief Caret earned nearly $800,000 in fiscal year 2017

University of Maryland system chief Caret earned nearly $800,000 in fiscal year 2017

The head of the University System of Maryland received nearly $800,000 in compensation for fiscal year 2017, according to a report released by The Chronicle of Higher Education on Sunday.

University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret was the highest-paid head of a public university in the state, receiving a controversial, one-time $75,000 bonus and other perks that brought his total compensation to $785,696.

He is the 26th highest-paid nationwide, according to The Chronicle's data, which included the 251 highest paid chief executives from a survey of all...

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