UM, EMU: Admin Costs

The Detroit Free Press reports that administrative expenses for the 15 public universities in Michigan have jumped nearly 30% on average in the last five years, and faculty compensation is up 22%. The article quotes UM president Mary Sue Coleman, testifying earlier this month at a state legislative hearing : “I am not going to punish people for doing a good job. We want the best and work hard to keep them.” [Source]