Log Out | Member Center



Top earners at Kansas' six public universities

  • Published Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at 12:17 p.m.
  • Updated Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at 11:49 a.m.

Top 10 earners

The Wichita Eagle has obtained a list of annual pay rates for employees at Kansas’ six public universities during its last fiscal year (July 2012 to June 2013). Here are the Top 10 earners at each school for that time. KU Medical Center employees are listed separately.



Job description

Annual pay rate

Emporia State UniversityMichael D. ShonrockPresident$226,153.87
Emporia State UniversityTeresa A. MehringProfessor$150,158.03
Emporia State UniversityJohn C. RichAssociate Professor$148,480.06
Emporia State UniversityRaymond A. HaukeVice President$147,673.11
Emporia State UniversityJames E. WilliamsVice President$139,193.08
Emporia State UniversityGwendolyn J. AlexanderProvost/Vice President$134,069.56
Emporia State UniversityMichael R. LaneProfessor$131,240.35
Emporia State UniversityJack L. SterrettProfessor$123,432.03
Emporia State UniversityMarie C. MillerDean$123,323.52
Emporia State UniversityBarbara WheelingAssociate Professor$121,720.26
Fort Hays State UniversityEdward H. HammondAppointive State Agency Head$255,199.94
Fort Hays State UniversityLawrence V. GouldProvost/Professor$160,770.06
Fort Hays State UniversityMichael W. BarnettV P/Bus Mgr (temp)-College/Uni$149,155.08
Fort Hays State UniversityKenneth R. NeuhauserProfessor$146,071.52
Fort Hays State UniversityGavin D. BuffingtonAssociate Professor$137,400.44
Fort Hays State UniversityCarl D. ParkerProfessor$135,262.07
Fort Hays State UniversityMark C. BannisterAssistant to the Chancellor/President$131,829.80
Fort Hays State UniversityPaul E. AdamsProfessor$130,258.20
Fort Hays State UniversityPaul E. PhillipsProfessor$129,251.54
Fort Hays State UniversityRory L. TerryAssociate Professor$128,098.76
Kansas State UniversityKirk H. SchulzPresident$406,002.12
Kansas State UniversityJohn A. CurrieDirector$401,947.60
Kansas State UniversityAli R. MalekzadehDean-Professor$336,158.52
Kansas State UniversityApril C. MasonProvost/Professor$313,854.84
Kansas State UniversityJohn R. EnglishDean-Professor$259,562.59
Kansas State UniversityKenneth R. StaffordVice Provost$258,053.74
Kansas State UniversityPeter K. DorhoutDean$253,203.14
Kansas State UniversityRalph C. RichardsonDean$253,104.00
Kansas State UniversityDaniel C. RichardsonExecutive Assistant$249,536.30
Kansas State UniversityRoger B. FinglandAssociate Dean/Professor$236,541.54
Pittsburg State UniversitySteven A. ScottPresident$263,145.72
Pittsburg State UniversityLynette OlsonProvost/Professor$163,115.03
Pittsburg State UniversityJohn D. PattersonVice President$152,539.53
Pittsburg State UniversityPaul W. GrimesDean-Professor$144,620.03
Pittsburg State UniversityJ.B. HodsonVice President$143,410.58
Pittsburg State UniversityBruce D. DallmanDean-Professor$135,004.48
Pittsburg State UniversityHoward W. SmithDean-Professor$132,184.00
Pittsburg State UniversityMichael MuoghaluUniversity Professor$131,624.22
Pittsburg State UniversityKarl R. KunkelDean-Professor$131,300.00
Pittsburg State UniversityDavid W. O'BryanUniversity Professor$130,036.35
University of KansasSheahon ZengerDirector Major Division/School$450,000.00
University of KansasBernadette Gray-LittleChancellor$432,650.00
University of KansasJeffrey VitterExecutive Vice Chancellor/Provost$401,000.00
University of KansasNeelima BendapudiDean-Professor$360,000.00
University of KansasSteve WarrenVice Chancellor-Professor$295,750.00
University of KansasDanny AndersonDean-Professor$277,250.00
University of KansasStephen MazzaDean-Professor$261,500.00
University of KansasMike BaltezorDirector$258,186.00
University of KansasKenneth AudusDean-Professor$243,000.00
University of KansasJohn ColomboDirector/Professor$226,288.00
University of Kansas Medical CenterDoug A. GirodExecutive Vice Chancellor$687,000.08
University of Kansas Medical CenterMatthew S. MayoChairperson-Professor$475,498.92
University of Kansas Medical CenterBuddhadeb DawnProfessor$408,152.94
University of Kansas Medical CenterSteven W. StitesChairperson-Professor$402,480.00
University of Kansas Medical CenterGarold O. MinnsDean $400,000.12
University of Kansas Medical CenterJohn E. Sutphin Jr.Chairperson-Professor$360,059.96
University of Kansas Medical CenterJohn E. UnruhAssociate Professor$358,679.88
University of Kansas Medical CenterTerance T. TsueProfessor$354,734.90
University of Kansas Medical CenterChet D. JohnsonChairperson-Professor$344,191.90
University of Kansas Medical CenterParvesh KumarChairperson-Professor$339,114.88
Wichita State UniversityJohn W. BardoPresident$330,000.00
Wichita State UniversityDonald L. BeggsPresident Emeritus/Consultant to the President$282,150.00
Wichita State UniversityJohn S. TomblinInterim Vice President Research/Tech/Prof$271,712.00
Wichita State UniversityRavindra PendseVP Info Tech/Exec Dir/Prof$265,000.00
Wichita State UniversityDouglas A. HenslerDean and Professor$256,250.00
Wichita State UniversityPeter A. CohenDean and Professor$205,003.00
Wichita State UniversityTed D. AyresVice President$195,775.00
Wichita State UniversityMary L. HerrinVice President$190,650.00
Wichita State UniversityKeith H. PickusInterim Provost & Professor$190,650.00
Wichita State UniversityJody M. AdamsHead Coach$186,550.00

Subscribe to our newsletters

The Wichita Eagle welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views. Please see our commenting policy for more information.

Have a news tip? You can send it to wenews@wichitaeagle.com.

Search for a job


Top jobs