Updated:
Original:

Tubby Smith, Jerry Kill top list of U of M salaries

Author:

Two coaches at the University of Minnesota had the highest salaries of any other employee at the college last year, the St. Cloud Times reports. Gophers men's basketball coach Tubby Smith earned a total of $1,891,555 in fiscal year 2012, which ended June 30. Head football coach Jerry Kill's pay topped $1,256,276.

The newspaper notes University President Eric Kaler earned a total of $588,885 -- the third-highest paid.

In October, the Board of Regents unanimously passed Kaler's $1.18 billion biennial request to the Legislature that would trade increased funding for an undergraduate tuition freeze for two years, the Star Tribune reported. In-state tuition and fees are $13,524, the newspaper says.

Meanwhile, coach Kill says he disagrees with how he was depicted in a New York Times article called "Authority of Coaches Is Absolute No Longer," which references the incident with former wide receiver A.J. Barker. Kill told the Pioneer Press on Saturday, "I've coached a lot of kids through my years. I've never had anybody say anything to me about the way I coached. And I don't consider myself old school at all. Old school is when they take the yardstick and hit you."

Next Up

Screen Shot 2021-06-04 at 6.30.24 AM

County attorney: Winston Smith killing justified, no charges for deputies

The prosecutor who reviewed the case recommended against any criminal charges for officers involved.

halloween trick or treat

Dr. Fauci says trick-or-treating this year is OK, 'enjoy it'

“Particularly if you’re vaccinated, you can get out there ... and enjoy it," the nation's top infections disease doctor said.

covid

COVID cases growing faster in Minnesota than anywhere else in US

But there's a bit more to the story when also considering hospitalizations and deaths.

wikimedia commons - old country buffet - Snade6

MN company buys Old Country Buffet brand — but will it reopen?

BBQ Holdings acquired the brand as part of a larger deal.

Gregory Ulrich

Charges upped to first-degree murder for accused Buffalo clinic shooter

Gregory Paul Ulrich is accused of shooting killing one person and injuring four others.

244469012_4444193795616476_1433019284179437133_n

Multiple tornadoes confirmed in Minnesota over the weekend

The Park Rapids tornado caused damage to multiple structures, including a church and a car dealership.

Trey Potts

Trey Potts won't return this season after 'really scary' injury

Potts took over the lead back role after Mohamed Ibrahim's season-ending injury against Ohio State.

Ben Simmons

The Ben Simmons situation in Philadelphia continues to evolve

Minnesota opens the regular season on Oct. 20. Will Simmons be traded by then?

minnetonka moccasin

Minnetonka Moccasin apologizes for appropriating Native American culture

The company has laid out a plan to do better and support Native American communities.

ambulance

Girl, 4, dies after falling from trailer being pulled by pickup

The tragic incident happened Saturday afternoon in Wright County.

Related