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Subject:  Re: WSJ: $10K College Degree Date:  10/8/2012  3:54 PM
Author:  Windowseat Number:  867912 of 890190

As an aside, personally, I bristle at the oft-slung accusation that professors have cushy lives and don't need to really work. I have worked at several other employers and i have never, ever worked harder than I do now

I know professors work hard. There are some in my family, and I know that they put an incredible amount of time and effort into their work, even when they're teaching on-line courses.

The Durham in Wonderland blog is written by KC Johnson, who has managed to find time to write several books. In fact, he has a long, long list of books and articles. And I know that there are other professors who have found the time to do extensive research, attend conferences, and write articles. Clearly you have a tougher schedule, and I'm not saying you should be able to write many books and so on. But some o