EKU employees to receive salary increase


RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – EKU President Michael Benson announced an across-the-board salary increase for all full-time and part-time benefited employees Wednesday.

The 2.5 percent raise will go into effect November 1, and applies to staff members who were employed on or before Aug. 1, 2015, and for faculty who were employed on or before Aug. 15, 2015.

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The last such increase for EKU employees, also 2.5 percent, was announced shortly after Benson became president in 2013. Prior to that increase, employees had received no raises for three years before 2 percent hikes in 2010-11 and 2011-12.