Fox News: “Student loan debt is higher than ever, but colleges are on a spending spree”

Studying 50 flagship universities, typically the oldest public school in each state, during the 20-year period between 2002-2022, Kendall Tietz cites the Wall Street Journal analysis and institution’s “spending spree” by raising tuition prices and in turn, putting students in more debt.

Included in Tietz’s article was the WSJ analysis of data from the Knight-Newhouse College Athletics Database that showed spending for athletic departments jump 27% from 12 years ago, from available data and then adjusted for inflation. Spending on athletic coach salaries rose nearly half between 2010 and 2022.

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