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FSU trustees OK pay raise for John Thrasher

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Florida State University’s board of trustees on Friday approved a new pay package for President John Thrasher that includes a $90,000 bonus. The full board unanimously OK’d a recommendation from the board’s compensation committee. Thrasher, a former state lawmaker and lobbyist, also will get a bump in his base salary from $430,000 to $473,000, which includes a general 2.6 percent raise for faculty members. He has been in charge of the Tallahassee-based university for about 11 months. Thrasher, who once chaired Gov. Rick…

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