Phi Beta Cons

Are They Really Worth All That Money?

As we read in this Edububble piece, most of the highly-paid public employees in Maryland are university employees. Lots of them make over $300K. The highest paid non-university employee makes only $283K.

Are those administrators and profs really worth that much — or could it be that the higher education establishment is particularly good at scooping up tax dollars?

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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