University Board works to end athletic subsidy

$3M goes from regular students to subsidize athletes. The students are protesting, and the administration has pledged to overrule the athletic director and end the subsidies. That would be at UW, a member of the prestigious AAU and, unlike UO, likely to remain a member.

Story here. At UO, the Senate will take up similar legislation in fall, for the nth time in 15 years.

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