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Review: UW professor extra pay over legal limits

Records list 45 profs with extra pay over $12,000 in 2012

1:18 AM, Mar. 15, 2013
UW-Green Bay. (Photo by Corey Wilson/Press-Gazette Media)
UW-Green Bay. (Photo by Corey Wilson/Press-Gazette Media)
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The University of Wisconsin System broke the law dozens of times in 2012 by paying employees for extra academic pay beyond the limits outlined in state statues, a Gannett Wisconsin Media review found.

State law limits full-time employees to $12,000 in extra pay annually, but records provided under Wisconsin open-record law reveal that some educators pulled in more than $20,000 in overages and a total of 60 are listed as exceeding the $12,000 limit. UW-Oshkosh was the worst offender, with the three highest extra-pay totals and seven of the top 10.

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