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Another FAU students vs football article

I pulled this from the article. Some of us has been preaching this for about a year now. I could be wrong, but this may actually be the 1st time I've seen Ted mention it. Maybe he just realized it himself. I underlined a quote from a football established university.



Wilson is not the first student body president to lose recent battles over fee increases. At Indiana, the student government has opposed a $30 annual fee each of the past two years, and was joined by the faculty senate this year, but each time the trustees have voted to keep the fee to help fill a budget deficit.

And despite student protests, Tennessee-Chattanooga added a $50 per semester athletic fee this spring, on top of a tuition increase.

There have been similar situations around the country, as only 40 percent of I-A schools' athletic departments are profitable, according to an NCAA study, and universities look to students and other revenue sources to fill the gap.

"I think it is clear the widespread mandate that athletic departments be self-sufficient is unrealistic," said Bob Eno, an assistant professor at Indiana and chairman of the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics, an alliance of faculty senate representatives working to reform college sports.

"There needs to be meaningful consultation when it comes to funding
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