Athletic Budget Update #61

In Athletic Budget Update #57 began to track intercollegiate teams that are being dropped. There are new additions to the list including:

  1. Cleveland State announced that they will "defund" wrestling unless the program can raise $800,000 in the next year and then establish a $5 million endowment. They are also starting a men's lacrosse program - March 31, 2015 
  2. IPFW announced they will be dropping men's and women's tennis after this year, resulting in savings of $450,000 and reducing their sport offerings to the NCAA Division I minimum - March 29, 2015 
Other recent budgetary news includes: