And, of course, most universities also solicit funds and donations with the same agressiveness as Wikipedia as well. Got to keep that football and basketball program rolling, after all.
who will sacrifice industry paychecks to work in academic fields.
Why do researchers have to sacrifice an industry paycheck to do it? In other words, why won't industrial pharma hire more talented scientists. They seem instead to be more interested in hiring salespeople, lawyers and MBAs, then contracting with academia so they can take advantage of "cheap labor" due to the overabundant supply of low-paid graduate students and post-docs. But then they wonder why the amount of NDAs (New Drug Applications) has been declining.