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UW Gives Faculty, Administration 4 Percent Raise

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SEATTLE (AP) - The University of Washington Board of Regents has voted to give faculty and administrators a 4 percent raise this year, including President Michael Young.
    
His 4 percent raise equals a $22,000 a year, bringing his salary to $570,000
    
The Seattle Times notes (http://is.gd/4t14ev ) that doesn't bring him anywhere close to his predecessor, Mark Emmert, who was the second-highest paid university president in the country, making more than $900,000.
    
The UW regents gave the current president a "solid" performance rating, which Regent Joanne Harrell says is a good review.
    
This is the first time since Young was hired in 2011 that he has received an increase in pay.
    
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