Why Should Notre Dame's Football Coach Make More Than Tenured Professors?
Rosenberg, Benjamin E, The Christian Science Monitor
Why go to college? Is it for the sports? Or is it for the education? Though some young people might be tempted to choose extracurricular activities as a main draw, universities themselves should know better.
The purpose of a university education is to gain professional skills and to cultivate a love for learning - tools that will ultimately help carry us through life. In a world that has become increasingly dependent on technology, information, and clear communication, American universities cannot afford to falter on this.
And yet, schools are paying outrageous compensation to the coaches of their football and basketball teams, corrupting …
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Publication information: Article title: Why Should Notre Dame's Football Coach Make More Than Tenured Professors?. Contributors: Rosenberg, Benjamin E - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: September 26, 2009. Page number: 9. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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