Pa. State System Taps Florida University-System Head as Its Next Leader

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has selected Frank T. Brogan, chancellor of Florida’s state-university system, to be its next leader. Mr. Brogan will begin his new job in October, succeeding John C. Cavanaugh, who left the Pennsylvania system in February to lead the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area. The system comprises 14 campuses (but not Pennsylvania State University, which is a separate institution) and 115,000 students.

Brogan, 59, of Tallahassee, becomes the fourth chancellor of the 30-year-old system of 14 universities serving nearly 115,000 students. His start date is set for Oct. 1.He will be paid a $327,500 salary, which is the highest in all of state government. The salary associated with the chancellors post has not changed since 2008.

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