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New VCU President to Receive $890,000 in Compensation

By Scott Kennedy and Mark Coffman
VCU InSight

RICHMOND, Va.- Many students and faculty have been meeting VCU’s President-elect Michael Rao, who will take over as VCU’s President on July first.

His current salary is $302,357 a year as President of Central Michigan University, which has 27,354 students. In comparison, VCU has 32,284 students.

In the midst of an economic recession some members of the VCU community are questioning Rao’s compensation package.

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VCU Faculty Leader Talks About Rao Selection

By Jeremy Hirsch and Nurah Majeed
VCU InSight

VCU Insight’s Jeremy Hirsch interviews Faculty Senate president Dan Ream. Ream discusses the selection of VCU President-Elect Michael Rao.

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VCU President-Elect Speaks

By Jeremy Hirsch and Brittany Grove
VCU InSight

RICHMOND,Va–Virginia Commonwealth University’s President-Elect Dr. Michael Rao sat down with VCU InSight’s Jeremy Hirsch for one of his first official interviews since being named VCU’s next leader.

Dr. Rao, currently president at Central Michigan University, discussed his excitement over joining his new school and his vision for what he plans to accomplish at VCU.

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