Submission: Your State U. Doesn’t Want You
Posted by Soulskill on Friday September 23, @10:13AM
money news education
from the unless-you’re-good-at-the-football dept.
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“According to a new survey of college admissions directors by Inside Higher Ed, the admissions strategy judged most important is the recruitment of more out-of-state and international students, who can pay significantly more at public institutions. Ten percent of those surveyed also reported admitting full-pay students with lower grades and test scores than other admitted applicants, and a majority of schools either use or plan to use controversial commission-paid agents to recruit foreign students (commission-based recruitment is barred in the U.S.). ‘This isn’t about globalization or increased educational diversity,’ asserts USC’s Jerome A. Lucido. ‘They need the money.’ So, should employees of a public university where the President’s annual compensation exceeds $1 million receive a full state-funded pension for educating 16,000+ out-of-state students?”
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Guess this is yet another reason why the Gooferment shouldn’t be in “education” business?
The bureaucrats work for their own best interest; not that of the taxpayers.
Think that “We, The Sheeple” will ever wake up?
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