Archive for February 1st, 2008

Football coach salary triples in three years

Friday, February 1st, 2008

According to an article this morning in the St Pete Times, USF offered a raise of 70% to football coach Jim Leavitt, bringing his 2008 salary to $1.5 million, up from $537,680 in 2005. At a time of extraordinary budget pressures, the treatment of a football coach is an extraordinary contrast with how the Florida university system is preparing to treat faculty and staff.