- Associated Press - Sunday, December 20, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University is creating a scholarship to honor its president after she turned down another raise.

The Lansing State Journal (https://on.lsj.com/1lXeoZB ) says it’s the eighth time in 10 years that Lou Anna Simon has rejected a pay raise. Instead, trustees will endow a scholarship in the names of Simon and her husband, Roy.

The scholarship will go to a student who, like Simon, is the first in the family to attend college.

Simon’s annual salary is $750,000. She received a $125,000 bonus in 2013 but donated it back to the university.

___

Information from: Lansing State Journal, https://www.lansingstatejournal.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide