Vanderbilt chancellor responds to WSJ report

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He won't divorce his wife, who allegedly smokes pot, and his high salary is nothing to be ashamed of, Vanderbilt Chancellor Gordon Gee told the Hustler, the school's newspaper. The interview follows a front-page report in the Wall Street Journal detailing the chancellor's apparent profligacy (not only did his wife allegedly use pot for medicinal purposes but they also have a personal chef) and the negligent-to-no oversight of his board. "Yes, I am the highest-paid university president in the country . . . yes, we live in a very big home, and we do a lot of entertaining," Gee said in the interview. He also pleaded guilty to something else: "the fact that we have raised lots of money and the university is doing incredibly well."