Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University

Colleges Providing Treatment for Alcoholism

As time goes on, more students are seeking help for alcoholism and drug addiction. Colleges across the nation are attempting to provide these students with recovery programs on campus.

Southern Methodist University and St. Cloud University are among the colleges with plans to establish some form of recovery program for students in the near future. Hazelden, an addiction treatment center, plans to provide students in the New York City area with a “collegiate, sober housing facility.”

At least 20 colleges have already established substance abuse programs, including:

Texas Tech has housed a recovery program for roughly 20 years and recently published the book Substance Abuse Recovery in College.

The University of Vermont began a residential program last year and has plans for expansion.

Read the rest of this entry »



College Presidents with Million-Dollar Salaries

Thirty college presidents earned over $1 million in the 2008 fiscal year, according to a salary report by The Chronicle of Higher Education.  That’s quite a jump from the previous year’s 23.

On the other hand, 78 percent of college chiefs’ salaries were under $600,000 in 2008 and roughly half of them received less than $400,000. In 2007, 82 percent of the presidents’ compensation packages were under $600,000, and 58 percent received less than $400,000.

“As usual, there are a few outliers,” Jeffrey Selingo said, editor of The Chronicle. “When looking at the very big numbers, there’s always a lot of reasons why those people got such high compensation packages.”

With kickbacks of more than $50 million, Selingo gathered salary data from the tax filings of 448 private colleges. The Chronicle’s survey comes at a time of increased tuition rates amid an economic crisis, and it’s likely that this report will spark debates on whether or not college presidents are paid too much.

Read the rest of this entry »





About

We help students find reviews on colleges, get help with student loan refinancing and other resourceful content to help students.

Social Links

© 2018 EDUInReview.com