Ronald A. Crutcher
Total compensation: $431,962
Base pay: $329,684
Crutcher (left) was inaugurated as president of Wheaton College in April 2005, having assumed the role in July 2004. He led the strategic planning process, “Wheaton 2014: Transforming Lives to Change the World,” calling for the construction of a new facility, the Mars Center for Science and Technology, which opened in September 2011. Crutcher serves as cochair of LEAP (Liberal Education and America’s Promise) and is a member of the Board of the Berklee College of Music and the Posse Foundation. Crutcher pursued graduate studies at Yale University as a Woodrow Wilson and Ford Foundation Fellow and is a recipient of a Fulbright Award.
From left to right: Betty Crutcher and her husband, Wheaton College President Ronald Crutcher, Charles Desmond of the Board of Higher Education, and Paula Krebs of Providence, R.I.