UC Berkeley has adopted a pecuniary state of mind: Marketplace's demands outweigh sense, conscience or strong values

By Harold Gilliam
SF Chronicle
Sunday, October 8, 2006

Robert Gordon Sproul, the legendary University of California president in the 1930s, '40s and '50s, once turned down a substantial raise in his salary, saying it would not be proper for the university president to be paid more than the governor.

He later declined an invitation to be head of a major bank at three times his university salary. On another occasion he refused a munificent offer to become president of Columbia University, a job that then went to the second choice, Gen. Dwight Eisenhower.

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UC Berkeley has adopted a pecuniary state of mind