Check out the top 10 highest-paid presidents of U.S. private colleges, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual analysis of the colleges' latest available tax forms. The report analyzed how much 550 private college presidents made in 2011, concluding the median total compensation was $410,523.
No. 10: Richard C. Levin, Yale University
No. 9: Shirley Ann Jackson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
No. 8: Esther L. Barazzone, Chatham University
No. 7: Anthony J. Catanese, Florida Institute of Technology
A controversial plan by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indian Tribe to annex more than 1,400 acres of mainly agricultural land in the Santa Ynez Valley into its sovereign nation through the fee-to-trust process has cleared a major hurdle.