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Elliot Hirshman, the new president of San Diego State University, became the highest-paid campus president in the California State University system when trustees awarded him a $400,000 salary yesterday.

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez makes $355,000, including a $60,000 housing allowance. The lowest-paid president in the system is William Eisenhardt, who heads the Maritime Academy in Vallejo. He earns $258,680 and is provided a house to live in.

Here is a list from CSU that shows salaries of each campus president and several executives in the chancellor's office:

CSU ExecCompSalary2011_12

Editors note: This story was updated at 2:40 p.m. with a list that corrects the amount of the foundation supplement for the San Diego State president.


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