[LMB] AKICOT:L Questions/Opinions

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 02:43:30 GMT 2018


Quite a few big university sports coaches make more than the President of
the university makes, or so I hear.  After all, any academic can be a
university president, but a coach that brings in big, BIG bucks for the
university by consistently coaching winning teams is another matter
entirely.

Just another reason to separate schools from sports.

On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 8:11 PM WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:

> Sandia started to do that when they created the Distinguished Member of
> the Technical Staff classification. As I stated in an earlier post, it
> allowed Sandia to keep a “world class” mathematician as a mathematician
> instead of a manager.
> In other occupations, does the manager of less than 200 people with only 2
> or at most 3 levels of management actually need a expensive high level
> manager? “Goodbye Mr. Chips” showed a really great headmaster but it was
> his abilities as a teacher was most important.
> Also a public school principal is not a top boss but middle management.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Nov 18, 2018, at 6:42 PM, Jason Long <sturmvogel66 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I understand that, but I really doubt that's what's going on in this
> > situation. Call me cynical, but very few institutions that I'm aware of
> pay
> > somebody more than his or her boss makes.
> >
> >> On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 8:13 PM Tony Zbaraschuk <tonyz at eskimo.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> I'm suggesting that factors other than "I'm a greedy boss" may be
> involved.
> >>
> >>
> >> Tony Z
> >>
> >>
> >>> On Sun, November 18, 2018 6:57 pm, Jason Long wrote:
> >>> All of those may well be true, but I think that it comes down to the
> >>> simple rule that bosses get paid more than worker bees.
> >>>
> >>> On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 7:54 PM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> On Nov 18, 2018, at 5:26 PM, Tony Zbaraschuk <tonyz at eskimo.com>
> >>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> why are school principals/heads paid more than teachers. Yes, you
> >>>>>> need more teachers than principals but the skill sets don't really
> >>>>>> overlap. A good teacher may (likely) not be a good principal so
> >>>> if
> >>>>>> you promote her you've just lost a good teacher. A good teacher, in
> >>>>>> any subject, helps more kids than just the ones taking her classes.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Supply and demand.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> People capable of managing adults are (generally) rarer and require
> >>>>> more experience than those teaching children.
> >>>>
> >>>> And most teachers won’t take a less rewarding job unless the pay is
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