The board of trustees at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey approved a 5.7 percent raise for the college's president Wednesday.

Herman Saatkamp will see a $16,836 increase, bringing his salary to $310,000, according to a list of personnel actions approved Wednesday.

Saatkamp, who has been the college's president since 2003, did not see a salary increase in 2011 or 2012. He received a 3.5 percent raise in Sept. 2010 that brought his salary to $293,164.

Jennifer Bogdan