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Gee’s WVU contract pays $800K a year, maybe more

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee will make $800,000 a year for the next five years, and could make an additional $200,000 a year in bonuses by staying on as WVU’s president, according to the contract Gee signed Monday.

The WVU Board of Governors and the state Higher Education Policy Commission had already approved the contract, but the terms were not released until Monday.

Under the contract, Gee would make $675,000 in base pay each of the next five years, and take in an additional $125,000 from the West Virginia University Foundation…

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