Athletic budget update #57
KSU to cut athletic budget by 10 percent
As part of university-wide budget cuts, the Kansas State athletic department will have its budget cut by 10 percent over the next two years. Athletic Director John Currie said in a statement that eight staff positions were being cut.
Wisconsin raising ticket prices
In the midst of a five percent budget cut, the University of Wisconsin is raising prices on its football tickets. Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations John Jentz said he think the increase will go a long way in helping the school’s financial situation.
Brown considering cutting sports
Amid $30 million budget cuts, Brown University has proposed cutting several varsity sports and athletic staff positions. Ruth Simmons said the school’s athletic problems are there to stay for the time being.
Cutting sports a possibility at UNLV
In an attempt to retain money in its budget, the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) and the University of Nevada, Reno, are considering cutting athletics. This is in response to the school’s task of cutting $147 million from its budget.