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Rosenberg could return to classroom after resigning as FIU president. His pay? $377K

Miami Herald

Despite his abrupt resignation as president of Florida International University under the cloud of a misconduct allegation, Mark Rosenberg could eventually be back on campus and teaching classes for a $377,000 paycheck.

Rosenberg forfeited his half-a-million-dollar salary as well as bonus and pension supplements when he stepped down Friday, but a close look at his contract revealed that he retained his job as a tenured faculty member.

Rosenberg, 72, who is under investigation for making unwanted advances to a young woman who worked closely with him, resigned after 12 years as leader of the state’s second-largest university rather than face a possible firing by FIU’s Board of Trustees. Dean Colson, a prominent Miami attorney and board chair, told him his presidency “could not go forward,” according to a source close to the investigation.

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