(AP) — Newly obtained salary information shows 60 public university employees in Kansas earn more than $250,000 in state-paid wages.
The salary information it obtained is for wages paid from July 2012 to this June.
Three-quarters of the top earners were professors or administrators at the University of Kansas. Kansas State University employed eight of the upper earners and Wichita State University had five.
At Fort Hays State University and Pittsburg State University, only the president drew a paycheck that topped $250,000. In June, Dr. Ed Hammond received a salary increase of $11,250. His annual salary is now just over $266,000 a year.
Emporia State University employed none of the top earners.
KU Medical Center executive vice chancellor Doug Girod was the highest paid earner on the list, with a salary of $687,000. The median income for listed university employees was $41,100.