Top 10 earners at the University

By Karen Liu , News Editor

No. 1, Lovie Smith: $4,008,000

Head football coach

No. 2, Bradley Underwood: $2,850,000

Men’s head basketball coach

No. 3, King C. Li: $656,500

Dean and chief academic officer of Carle Illinois College of Medicine

No. 4, Hardy Nickerson: $650,000

Assistant head coach and defensive coordinator for football

No. 5, Robert J. Jones: $649,000


No. 6, Joshua H. Whitman: $624,240

Director of athletics

No. 7, Nancy Fahey: $528,000

Head coach for women’s basketball

No. 8, Rodney Smith: $500,000

Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for football

No. 9, Andreas C. Cangellaris: $495,000

Vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost

No. 10, Jeffrey R. Brown: $472,850

Dean and professor at the Gies College of Business

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