‘Golden Circle’ refuse pay cut

Ireland“There is still no sign that the seven university presidents and other academics in the super rich category (those earning €200,000 plus per year) will take a pay cut. Between them, the Golden Circle of 50 academics share €10 million in salaries and other perks. A remarkable stand-off has now developed between Minister for Education Batt O’Keeffe and these well-heeled academics. Batt has publicly exhorted university professors in receipt of those huge salaries to take a pay cut …” (more)

[Irish Times, 7 April]

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