Former CIA director David Petraeus is receiving $150,000 to teach a three-hour weekly class at The City University of New York's Macaulay Honors College, more than three times the median $47,500 that full-time non-tenure track faculty members typically receive.
Petraeus, 60, resigned as CIA director in Nov. 2012 after it was revealed he had an extramarital affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell. The former general will join The City University of New York starting Aug. 1 as a visiting professor for the year.
According to a person familiar with the matter, Petraeus, who received a B.S. with honors from the United States Military Academy and M.P.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University, received numerous higher offers elsewhere and will give a portion of his salary to veterans' charities.