Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:22 AM
marmar (63,306 posts)
Bureaucrats Paid $250,000 Feed Outcry Over College Costs
(Bloomberg) J. Paul Robinson, chairman of Purdue University’s faculty senate, strode through the halls of a 10- story concrete-and-glass administrative tower.
“I have no idea what these people do,” said Robinson, waving his hand across a row of offices, his voice rising.
The 59-year-old professor of biomedical engineering is leading a faculty revolt against bureaucratic bloat at the public university in Indiana. In the past decade, the number of administrative employees jumped 54 percent, almost eight times the growth of tenured and tenure-track faculty.
Purdue has a $313,000-a-year acting provost and six vice and associate vice provosts, including a $198,000 chief diversity officer. It employs 16 deans and 11 vice presidents, among them a $253,000 marketing officer and a $433,000 business school chief. ........(more)
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Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:00 AM
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3. Bunch of people who don't know jackshit about higher education ready to comment in
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