SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The president of Missouri State University, Clif Smart, will be taking on a pay cut along with a few others to help fill whats missing in the Fall 2020 budget.
In a tweet, Smart said some in leadership positions volunteered to give up 10% of their pay in May and June, Smart will be giving up 20%.
Other steps were taken to make up for lost money, those steps include:
- The hiring freeze for open positions will continue through June
- We reduced our engagement of student workers and part-time staff
- We moved 65 full-time staff to 2/3 pay with more likely to follow
- We halted 133 campus facility projects
- We canceled all events and travel through June
- We closed most campus buildings to decrease utility costs