California State University officials are proposing to lift restrictions on pay raises for campus presidents that were imposed after a series of controversial salary hikes drew complaints from students and lawmakers.
The proposal will be discussed during a meeting of the Board of Trustees in Long Beach, where the governing board will also get a first look at the preliminary 2016-17 support budget. The university system will seek an additional $295 million in state funding.
The current compensation policy was drafted in 2012, in the midst of a recession that saw the 23-campus system cut enrollment and student services even as tuition rose.
Despite the cost-cutting,...