FM board approves raise for president

JOHNSTOWN- The Fulton-Montgomery Community College Board of Trustees unanimously voted Thursday to approve a raise to President Dustin Swanger’s salary starting Sept. 1.

Swanger said he will receive a 1.6 percent raise to his salary. With the increase, Swanger’s salary will be $153,866. Swanger would also earn a $10,000 payment to his retirement fund.

In 2013, Swanger received a 1.5 percent salary increase, boosting his pay, effective Sept. 1, 2013, to $151,443.

Swanger said his contract does not include an annual pay raise; instead, any potential raise is decided on by the Board of Trustees.