Phi Beta Cons

Follow the Money

Writing at his CCAP blog, Rich Vedder notes that college presidents appear to be working on commission: The more research money they pull in, the higher their salaries. That formula leads to some very big bucks for presidents of major research universities, but a kind of “genteel poverity,” for presidents of colleges that just concentrate on teaching.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.


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