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Damon Evans, UGA athletic director: $550,000

February 5, 2010 --

UGA President Michael Adams on Thursday defended a $90,000-a-year raise awarded to athletic director Damon Evans. With automatic annual raises and a retention bonus, Evans could earn $3.2 million under the five-year deal.

Nov. 13

November 13, 2009 --

Driving to Macon: $10.60; flying to Macon with Michael Adams, $1,363.64 Liquidated Ga. insurer pulled coverage at expense of badly injured customers Money questions plague fired Fulton housing director Juveniles caught and released within minutes Judge holds Fulton DA Howard in contempt Probe launched into Cobb school calendar change Whistleblower: Ambulance breakdowns happen often Taxpayers […]

Nov. 12

November 12, 2009 --

A tale of two trips: UGA Prez Michael Adams’ excellent adventure(s) Fulton DA has confrontation with judge Four Glynn County educators banned for a year in test cheating scandal Federal court closes case of former UGA journalism dean UGA claims stimulus saved 1,700 jobs. Oh, really? Runoff or not? Dispute brews in Clarkston mayor’s race […]

University execs’ deferred pay, often hidden, tops $7 million

University execs' deferred pay, often hidden, tops $7 million
October 5, 2009 --

When Wayne Clough left Georgia Tech last year, he drove off  with $1.8 million in deferred pay, behind the wheel of a 2007 Lexus hybrid SUV given to him by the school’s foundation. Carl Patton and Michael Adams have received similarly sweet deals. All told, 10 University System executives have pocketed or accrued more than $7 million since 2004 in deferred pay. Officials say furloughs will not affect the amounts.

Michael F. Adams, University of Georgia president: $631,922

July 14, 2009 --

President, University of Georgia, FY 2008 salary and benefits. Adams also collected $16,090 for expenses from the university and two foundations supporting it, tax records show.