Survey: W&L's President Highest-Paid Private College Leader in VA in 2011

Courtesy: Washington & Lee website.

Lexington, VA - A new survey shows that Washington and Lee University's president was the highest-paid private college leader in the state in 2011.

The survey comes from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

It says Kenneth Ruscio's total compensation in 2011 was more than $922,000.

The survey ranked Ruscio 52nd among 500 private college presidents nationwide.

University of Richmond President Edward Ayers was ranked 68th on the list. His total compensation in 2011 was a little more than $836,000.