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The University reported a total taxable income of $3,255,762 for Spanier. The amount includes his annual salary of $700,000, $82,557 of taxable benefits and a non recurring compensation of $2,473,205 that he was contractually entitled to under the terms of his 2010 service agreement.
This includes a severance payment of $1,225,000, and additional deferred compensation of $1,248,205.which will be held until June 2017.
On its progress dot psu dot edu website, the university says that 61 of the 119 recommendations are either complete or ongoing.
One of the recommendations was that the university police department becomes accredited, which
The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency says the state’s damage from Superstorm Sandy has topped 16 million dollars and continues to rise.
PEMA spokeswoman Ruth Miller told the AP that the agency’s staff continues to compile damage cost estimates that are still being reported.
The storm caused billions of dollars in damage to
The options included in the report include: raising the retirement age, and switching from a defined-benefit plan to a 401 (k) - style defined contribution plan.
A representative from just outside
High school students statewide will be taking a new standardized test next week.
Beginning Monday, students in 9th through 11th grade will take the first wave of the Keystone Exams. For juniors the exams will replace the PSSA exams which were taken up until the 2011-12 school year.
Students will be tested in algebra 1, biology and literature. The exams will help school districts guide students toward meeting state standards.