Total compensation: $357,450
Base pay: $277,795
Cesareo was inaugurated as president of Assumption College in Worcester in October 2007, having served as dean of the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts at Duquesne University. A historian who specializes in the Renaissance and Reformation periods, he has published numerous articles and authored two books. Cesareo is also the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship at the University of Rome and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Italy.