Pay climbs for private colleges’ presidents

3 in Boston area among $1m earners

What Mass. college presidents made in 2012

Three Massachusetts college presidents received more than $1 million in compensation in 2012, according to annual survey data from The Chronicle of Higher Education. Of Massachusetts' 35 private college presidents listed, 25 made more than the national average earnings of $400,000 in 2012.

Included in the total compensation figures are a president's base salary, bonus pay, and other benefits, including payments for housing, travel, moving expenses, and spending accounts.

Here are the 2012 compensations of the presidents of private colleges and universities in Massachusetts.

Source: Chronicle of Higher Education

* = Partial year compensation