SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — As Seton Hall University is confronted by potentially more than a hundred million of dollars in lost revenue as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, University President Joseph Nyre and the University’s Executive Cabinet have volunteered to reduce their salary.

"Seton Hall’s Executive Cabinet announced Thursday that it would be taking a voluntary 10% pay cut," the Seton Hall newspaper, The Setonian, reported today.

"University President Joseph Nyre, who leads the University’s Executive Cabinet, volunteered to reduce his salary by 20% in response to the crisis," The Setonian said.

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The news outlet spoke to University Spokesperson Laurie Pine, who said, "Our executives are taking pay cuts, we instituted a hiring freeze, paused major construction projects, and are taking a number of other measures to help fund expenses related to the pandemic.”


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