Because We are Worth It

Ireland“The life of a University head is a tough one, dealing angry layabout students who refuse to pay any form of fees. Still, figures today show that it is pretty well remunerated. The top 50 earners in our universities take away around €10m a year. The highest earner isn’t even a University head … While I am not an economist, I was lucky to attend the college that these superstars are reforming. To say their managerial ideology is unpopular is an understatement. It is amazing that off the top of my head I can name four of the main university principals as well as two recently departed ones – such is their notoriety for their reforming zeal and capacity to extract princely sums from the exchequer for the privilege …” (more)

[Irish Election, 19 March]


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