In the comments, chipotle quotes my adage that “Non-profits are crazy,” then fires back:

Remind me, Dr. Caplan, precisely who your principal employer is and what their relation is to the profit motive?

Surely, you could find a nice position at a good, for-profit institution like the University of Phoenix if you wanted…

Throughout my life, non-profits have done the world for me.  They pay a lot more for the services I like to sell than for-profits ever would.  But that doesn’t change the fact that non-profits are crazy.