NYC cultural chiefs taking cuts in compensation
Chief executives at major cultural organizations in New York City who typically have enjoyed big increases in their compensation now are taking pay freezes or cuts as their organizations’ budgets have shrunk, The New York Times reported April 25 (see cultural salaries story).
N.J. governor wants to cap nonprofit execs’ salaries
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants to cap the annual salaries of the highest-paid executives of nonprofit social-service agencies doing business with the state, with executives of agencies with a budget earning over $20 million able to receive no more than at $141,000, The Star-Ledger in Newark reported April 24 (see nonprofit salary cap story).
War on polio integrates strategies
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other major groups fighting polio across Africa, a fight in which $8.2 billion has been invested over two decades, are shifting their strategy, integrating the need to fight specific diseases and to boost the overall health system in poor countries, The Wall Strreet Journal reported April 23 (see war on polio story).