attitude of, “WHERE’S MINE”. One can also defend Gee by saying that he is responsible for increasing the schools endowment from billion, to billion in a few short years, a spectacular result. The problem is his compensation is for running the school. He did not sign a performance deal based on money raised, and maybe that’s what schools should be doing.
One of the alumni of Vanderbilt gave the school million over the last few years. This alumnus owns a major parking lot corporation in this country. He also has the parking concession at Vanderbilt and pays the school a fee for the concession. Now the question is being raised, why didn’t this contract go out for competitive bid? This may be a bit much. If a guy writes checks for million and then makes back a million or two on business that the school would have had to give away to someone anyway, why shouldn’t it be to a major benefactor of the school? The problem is transparency, and the lack