On the board

RPI president Shirley Ann Jackson made more than $1.3 million last year serving on six different corporate boards of directors, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. In December, the Chronicle reported Jackson also makes $1.77 million in compensation from RPI -- good for the top 10 among private college presidents. Two years ago Jackson's name surface in a Bloomberg article questioning if college presidents were spreading themselves too thin by serving on corporate boards. [via TU]

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Times are tough eh? Need to supplement that income.

Don't forget the most important post she holds. You ain't a real playa unless you are on the CFR.

http://www.cfr.org/experts/world/shirley-ann-jackson/b14446

For someone who is so popular, you'd think she'd be more fun to hang out with. Word is, she ain't.

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