Raymond Burse hasn’t held a minimum-wage job since his high school and college years. Yet, the interim president at Kentucky State University decided that he would take a 25 percent salary cut to boost the wages of his school’s lowest-paid employees.
24 school employees, mostly serving as custodial staff, groundskeepers and lower-end clerical workers, will see their pay rise to $10.25 an hour thanks to Mr. Burse.
(READ the story in the Washington Post)
Story tip from Katherine – Campus photo of graduate Whitney M. Young (KSU)