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Misplaced Priorities

A new USA Today analysis highlights the misplaced priorities of many administrations, says AAUP general secretary Gary Rhoades. The analysis shows that "more than $800 million in student fees and university subsidies are propping up athletic programs at the nation's top sports colleges, including hundreds of millions in the richest conferences." At the same time, institutions are cutting instructional budgets and furloughing faculty and staff..

Publication Date: 
Thursday, January 14, 2010