On Mon, 22 Nov 1999 23:01:47 -0500 Doug Henwood <dhenwood at panix.com>
>[There's a longer version of this I'll email to anyone who wants it.]
>Chronicle of Higher Education - web daily - November 22, 1999
>8 Private-College Presidents Earned More Than $500,000 in 1997-98
>By STEPHEN BURD
Apparently, college presidents are being compensated more and more like corporate CEOs now a days which is no doubt reflective of the fact that they are generally picked on the basis of their talents as fundraisers who can look after their institutions' bottom lines. I guess the day is long gone when college presidents were picked on the basis of their contributions to scholarship or on their academic visions. Veblen would not have been surprised.
>The presidents of eight private colleges earned more than $500,000 in
>pay and benefits in 1997-98, and 13 others topped $400,000, a
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