UConn launches review of top officials' salaries after criticism over the paychecks of its top police brass
The Associated Press
March 23, 2011
University of Connecticut trustees are launching a review of top officials' salaries after criticism over the paychecks of its top police brass.
The board voted unanimously Wednesday to create a committee to compare UConn non-faculty employees' compensation against similar jobs elsewhere. It will also recommend ways to make the process of granting raises more transparent.
The decision followed criticism that salaries for UConn Police Chief Robert Hudd and Maj. Ronald Blicher were higher than those of many big-city chiefs.
Hudd received $247,000 last year and Blicher received $193,600.