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If losses continue, buying out football coaches would be well worth price

Illinois' Tim Beckman reacts during the reviewing of a play during the game against Purdue at Memorial Stadium on Saturday Oct. 4, 2014. The Illini lost 38-27.

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

October 28, 2014

The highest paid University (and State) employee is head football coach Tim Beckman. Of the $3.4 billion spent by the University on employee compensation, his salary makes up $1.8 million. Beckman’s struggles since taking over at the University are well-documented. The crowd of people calling for Bec...