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KSU paid $80,000 after buying out VP to recruit another Higher education

Jan 12, 2018 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)
Board and Executive Moves

Kent — Kent State University paid $80,000 to a recruiter to find a replacement for Ed Mahon, the school’s vice president for information services and chief information officer, who was allowed to take a buyout.

Mahon is to receive $253,673, his annual salary, spread over five years, after he leaves, according to the separation agreement.

His replacement, John Rathje, will start work on March 5 and earn $240,000.

Mahon was one of 141 non-teaching staff members who agreed to ...