Why Is College So Expensive if Professors Are Paid So Little?

Why Is College So Expensive if Professors Are Paid So Little?

The hyperinflated price tag of college has funneled toward another aspect of the higher education system: driving funds into administrative offices – a pattern “reflected in increases in the numbers of administrative positions, increases in those salaries and increases in the percentage of college budgets going to these functions.”

Overreliance on precariously employed faculty is devaluing higher education for teachers and students alike. (Photo: Lecture Hall via Shutterstock)

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