Yeshiva University

Location: New York, NY
Category: Religion or Education

Richard Joel President

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University is a private Modern Orthodox research university with four campuses in New York, as well as affiliated high schools and a theological seminary. Around 6,500 students are enrolled in Y.U.'s undergraduate and graduate programs. Y.U.'s undergraduate curriculum combines science and liberal arts classes with Torah studies, whereas its competitive graduate schools, including the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, are secular.

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Richard Joel, who began his term in September 2003, is the fourth president of Yeshiva University. Previously, Joel was the president and international director of the college campus outreach program Hillel for 14 years. He was also associate dean and professor of law at Y.U.'s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Joel, who was born and raised in Yonkers, N.Y., holds a bachelor's and a doctorate of law from New York University, and served as an assistant district attorney in New York and deputy chief of appeals in the Bronx.

2012
Institution Total Expenses $776,963,804
Employees 6,457
Salary $855,037
Overpaid by 20%
2011
Institution Total Expenses $759,986,702
Employees 6,509
Salary $879,821
2010
Institution Total Expenses $752,220,509
Salary $848,176
2009
Salary $853,651
2008
Salary $750,000
1 Interim head of organization
2 Data from 2012
3 Data from 2011
4 Data from 2010
5 Data from 2009
6 Data from 2008
7 Data from 2007
8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
9 Predecessor's salary
10 Partial year
11 Not a 501(c)3
12 Annualized
13 Position currently vacant
14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
15 Base salary
16 Data from president-elect period
17 2010 Employees
18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
19 Highest paid professional, not CEO
20 Paid from two related organizations
21 Data from 2013

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