_"Jack Wilson is no longer president of the University of Massachusetts, but the state is paying him a presidential salary of $425,000 while he takes a yearlong sabbatical. He has pulled in $568,429 from UMass this calendar year, making him the fourth highest-paid public employee in Massachusetts. He may also receive more as a professor than the university previously announced, under an agreement that was never approved by the full UMass board of trustees. His salary could land the state in a national controversy over perks for departing university presidents."

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