Phi Beta Cons

Nice Work If You Can Get It

In his latest SeeThruEdu post, Byron Price writes about the “leaders” of HBCUs, many of whom, he observes, rake in huge salaries and benefits that have no connection with results of any kind.

We find the same thing at many other colleges and universities, of course. This suggests a topic for thought: What would an ideal contract for the president of any school say?

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

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