Friday, April 10, 2015
Athletic Budget Update #62
Wisconsin legislators and University leadership have discussed the possibility of selling the University's golf course to help address a $300 million budget cut to public higher education in the state.
Also in response to the Wisconsin state budget, Wisconsin-Oshkosh is dropping men's soccer and tennis and eliminating two cross country and track coaches in order to help the campus close a $7.5 million budget gap.
Additional budget news from Southern Illinois as they consider the possibility of dropping 1/3rd of their graduate assistants and having the football team move from charter aircraft to bus travel to reduce expenses.
The Rutgers Faculty Senate is endorsing a report by its budget and finance committee that calls for athletics to reduce institutional funding within five years.
Glendale Community College dropped their wrestling program.