（2） These people, called intellectuals in the sense that they deal with symbols and ideas, have become professionalized in exactly the same sense as the engineer.
（3） Unlike the engineer, however, these professional intellectuals are free from much of the routine grind of daily work： they carry light teaching load and enjoy government and foundation grants and subsidies for their research.
（4） The professor s project budget is the initial economic base that supports his independence within the university.
（5） The project budget sustains both the existence of graduate students an d the fiscal solvency of the university, which takes percentage "overhead" out of every project budget.
（6） The major feature of project money, whether its source is government o r business, is that it is given on a contractual basis, a different contract f or each project, so that the investigator s independence rests upon his capacity to secure a succession of contracts.
（7） The ability to secure contracts is a genuine talent among professional intellectuals.