Colleges now tying presidents' pay to graduation, hiring rates

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Like most leaders of American colleges and universities these days, Massachusetts Bay Community College President John O'Donnell is under pressure to increase graduation rates and turn out students local employers will want to hire.

And like a small but growing number of his counterparts around the country, O'Donnell has a new incentive to meet these goals: What he earns partly depends on it.

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