With more than a dozen colleges and universities, hundreds of private schools, and even more public schools, education is a big business in Washington. Based on IRS documents and interviews, here’s a sampling of how the different parts of the area’s educational food chain make out financially.
John J. DeGioia, president, Georgetown University, $911,613.
Steven Knapp, president, George Washington University, $985,353.
Cornelius M. Kerwin, president, American University, $760,774.
C. Dan Mote Jr. (retired in August), president, University of Maryland, $498,284.
Alan G. Merten, president, George Mason University, $534,000.
Sidney A. Ribeau, president, Howard University, $307,498.
John Thompson III, men’s basketball coach, Georgetown University, $1,829,757.
Gary Williams, men’s basketball coach, University of Maryland, $1,996,334.
Robert Tobias, distinguished practitioner in residence, Public Administration, American University, $297,323.
Jason M. Zara, associate professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Washington University, $109,240.
Ana Urias, food-service worker, George Mason University, $17,000.
PRIVATE SCHOOL HEADS
Marjo Talbott, Maret School, $395,030.
David M. Armstrong, Landon School, $384,766.
F. Robertson Hershey, Episcopal High School, $606,095.
Susanna A. Jones, Holton-Arms School, $387,426.
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