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College presidents wary of Obama cost-control plan


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  • Economist Salt Lake City, UT
    Jan. 28, 2012 1:04 p.m.

    given that many public universities and colleges are teathered to public funds of both the Federal and State kind, it's just mindboggling to me as to why their annual cost increases out pace the rate of inflation Every Single YEAR.

    the two biggest costs for any Institution of Higher Learning should be wages and utilities. Given that the cost of living hasn't increased 8% per year since the recession, universities owe all of us - the public - an explanation...

    This warning shot across the bow - WWF smack down style - has been a long time coming...

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    Jan. 28, 2012 12:05 p.m.

    Obama needs to set an example of spending-control. Plenty of waste to be cut.