Top-level college executives are enjoying rising pay packages, often exceeding $1 million annually, even as students are facing ever-higher tuition rates and universities are being forced to cut programs and low-level staff, according to a new report, says the Huffington Post. Researchers with the Boston-based public-interest group Tellus Institute reviewed the most recent tax filings of the 20 most well-endowed private Massachusetts colleges and universities, including Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Boston College and Northeastern University. The study found the schools, which have a combined endowment surpassing $50 billion, had gaping pay disparities between high-level officials and rank-and-file employees…

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