College presidents in New York are making bank. Last year, three of the top 10 highest-paid private-college presidents nationwide received million dollar paychecks from New York’s most elite instititions, the Post reports. According to a report by the College Board, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute president Shirley Ann Jackson earned $1.6 million in 2007-08 while Columbia University's president, Lee Bollinger brought in $1.38 million and NYU's John Sexton $1.3 million. In all, 23 college presidents across the country topped the $1 million mark, nearly double the number from 2006-07.
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