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RE: University Sports Funding ( was RE: Thank You From The UW Geological Museum)
Here in Tucson, the University of Arizona Athletics Dept. is entirely
self-supporting, and receives no funding from either the UA or the state of
Arizona. By contrast, the UA Science Center closed in June due to budget cuts...
> Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 00:27:30 +0200
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: University Sports Funding ( was RE: Thank You From The UW
> Geological Museum)
>> So increases or decreases in athletics income are supposed to have
>> zero impact on academic funding.
>> Or at least that's what they tell us...
> I've read that the sports programs at the top 10-or-something
> universities make money while those of all others lose money. Where
> could that money possibly come from...?
> Several European countries have no tuition fees whatsoever (for citizens
> of the country or the EU that don't study too slowly), Austria among
> them. We simply don't see why studying (without working the entire
> family's asses off) should be a privilege for rich people.