Do our university executives really deserve those nice salary increases (“Raises sought for top execs,” CDT, July 17)?
I am fondly looking back to the 1950s, the golden age of education. The cost of living was about one-tenth of today’s; professors made between $5,000 and $10,000 a year, university presidents and football coaches between $20,000 and $25,000 and the annual tuition was $200.
If somebody made more than $100,000, the federal government taxed away 71 percent and — what do you know — there were no federal deficits.
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