$350,000 salary for Cal Poly president is approved

The California State University Board of Trustees unanimously approved incoming Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong’s contract on Wednesday, making him the highest paid president in the 23-campus system.

Armstrong, 51, will receive an annual salary of $350,000. He will assume the Cal Poly post on Feb. 1.

In addition to his salary, he will receive a $30,000 annual supplement form the Cal Poly Foundation, up to $1,000 a month car allowance and a temporary housing stipend not to exceed $5,000 a month while his future home, the University House, is being renovated.

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