The head of Fresno’s community colleges just got a pay raise. And tuition is rising

This article originally appeared in the Fresno Bee on Jul 18, 2018

The head of community colleges in Fresno received a pay raise that will eventually bump his salary to $321,421 per year, months after supporting a tuition increase for out-of-state students.

State Center Community College DistrictChancellor Paul Parnell will get a 6 percent raise effective July 1, 2018 and another 6 percent next year, “contingent upon the Chancellor receiving a satisfactory evaluation for the 2018-19 year.”

Parnell also had 1.5 percent added to his paycheck retroactively from last July, and received an additional one-time bonus payment of 1.5 percent.