Board Chair Asks for Review of Former Provost’s Salary Package

June 5, 2009
By Cherry Crayton

From NC State News Services:

North Carolina State University Board of Trustees Chair Bob Jordan has asked Chancellor James Oblinger for a review of former provost Larry Nielsen’s salary package to determine its compliance with university rules.

“This type of transition package is widely used in academia,” Jordan said, “but these are extraordinary budgetary times. I am asking the chancellor to review the contract to ensure compliance with university policies, rules and regulations.”

The N&O reported on Larry Nielsen’s salary package on Thursday.

Update: The N&O ran a follow-up story on Larry Nielsen’s salary package on Sunday.

Update 2: The N&O ran another follow-up story on Larry Nielsen’s salary package on Monday. (More from Technician.) The NC State Board of Trustees will hold an emergency meeting at 2 p.m. Monday; the purpose of the meeting has not been reported.

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