Kathy Lohr at NPR brings us the news that many colleges are starting food banks for students who are just scraping by after paying all of that tuition. She interviews Megan Janasiewicz at the University of Georgia who said,
We do recognize that there are students in our community that are putting down a lot of money and taking out major student loans in this economy and aren’t able to rely on their parents because they’ve either lost a job or just, you know, the parents aren’t able to write those checks and they live paycheck-to-paycheck just as much as the students do.
In other news, I’ll link to Lee Shearer’s reporting at OnlineAthens that tells us that University of Georgia President Michael Adams just got a pay raise of $50,000 bringing his total compensation to about $660k. Oddly enough, this money is coming from the UGA Athletic Association. But that’s another topic for another time.