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Old 05-30-2013, 07:51 PM   #36
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Originally Posted by DivineLegion View Post
I had a great debate with a coworker once about the fact that football coaches usually make more than entire history departments, or social science departments. It's an interesting problem brought about by the modern university dynamic.
I agree but an athletic program with a successful men's football and basketball program can bring in a huge stream or revenue for the school too. That money can be used for many things. It can get silly paying a coach millions of dollars a year, but I guess it depends on how much the school values the revenue and prestige of those athletic programs, especially since they are a way to attract students (more revenue).
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