Kent State University's Board of Trustee's officially voted to re-elect President Lester Lefton to his seventh term.
The board paid a Cleveland assessment firm $10,000 to interview 30 people regarding Dr. Lefton's performance on the job.
Lefton will receive a performance bonus of $102,000 along with his longevity bonus of $90,000. Both payouts are guaranteed in his contract upon meeting his goals.
The Board also approved non-union university employees an additional 0.5-percent raise, on top of the already 1.5 percent raise they already receive.
Lefton's Salary Breakdown:
2010-2011 salary: $401,576.
*His salary includes a 2-percent retroactive pay increase.
Performance bonus: $102,402.
Longevity pay: $90,000.