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Former University of Kansas Chancellor Robert Hemenway will earn $340,352 per year during the next two academic years, the Lawrence Journal-World reported. Hemenway, who will teach one course each semester, also will receive reimbursement for moving costs, a graduate research assistant to support his book project, and four season tickets to KU athletic events. Most of his salary would be paid by the KU Endowment Association, rather than with public funds. Lynn Bretz, a KU spokeswoman, said that Hemenway, who ably led KU from 1995 until last June, has "earned every penny" of the compensation package.