Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Where Your Tuition Money Goes

Or, why universities are falling apart.

This graph is from Richard Evans' excellent piece on spending in the University of California higher education system.

If you want to know where your tuition dollars are going, the answer is not to the faculty. It's for nonessential missions of the university, including constructing fancy new buildings, amenities to attract students, and especially to creating administrative positions.

Via Edge of the American West