Colleges' Woes Blamed on 'Administrative Bloat'

The American Association of University Professors is blaming "administrative bloat" for the financial problems facing colleges and universities. It wants faculty members to demand cutbacks in administrative spending rather than in academic programs.

"Undetected, unprotested, and unchecked, the excessive growth of administrative expenditures has done a lot of damage to life and learning on our campuses," writes AAUP President Barbara R. Bergmann in the most recent issue of the