Committee lowers proposed salary increase for NDSU president

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A committee of state Board of Higher Education members lowered a proposed salary increase for the president of North Dakota State University on Tuesday and forwarded an amended list of capital projects to the full board.

NDUS officials said if approved by the full board, the 3 percent increase to NDSU President Dean Bresciani would increase his salary by $10,026 in 2015 to $344,241.

The addition of a $27.9 million renovation project at NDSU pushed the total of proposed capital projects and deferred maintenance for the North Dakota University System's 2015-17 budget over $200 million.

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