"It's a War Zone"
Contra Costa Times article suggesting that, thanks to our ridiculously high graduate fees, Boalt is able to attract and retain high-profile faculty. That said, the article also suggests retention is a constant struggle:
"I have three (offers to Berkeley professors) that I'm worried about right now from Harvard," said Edley, who himself was lured from Harvard in 2004 to lead Boalt Hall. "And three more that are likely to develop from top-five schools in the next year.Er, right. Is that why a young hotshot like G. L-ster makes more than an old standby like B. B-rring?
"It keeps the pressure on, but it's infinitely better than having a faculty that no one wants."