Former University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks is listed as the ninth-highest-paid president of a public university in a Huffington Post article based on data collected by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
(The Chronicle has Bruininks in eighth place. The Post, however, slipped in University of Washington President Michael Young — who reportedly earned $802,000 — into sixth place, moving Bruininks into ninth.
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.