Boise State Mandates Furloughs For All Employees, Football Coaching Staff Heavily Affected

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Boise State University is mandating furloughs amid the coronavirus pandemic with the highest-paid employees being affected the most. School president Marlene Tromp informed staff on Monday that canceling events into the summer has cost the university more than $10 million in revenue. Most of Boise State’s football coaches will be required to take the 10-day furlough between early May and the end of July. Head Coach Bryan Harsin makes $1.65 million in base salary with the majority of the football coaching staff exceeding $150,000. Employees are not allowed to perform any work during the furloughs. Those earning $100,000 to $149,999 will be required to take seven days; $75,000 to $99,999, five days; and $40,000 to $74,999, four days.