2001-2008: Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
2009-2016: Dissent is the highest form of racism.
2017-? (Probably): Dissent is the highest form of misogyny.
Who Pays the College Coach - WSJ.com
My alma mater has no football program. And yes, they are a private school that tends to be a bit more costly, but they are still so full each year that they turn qualified people away.... And they charge ~$16k per semester........ that is not for a DEGREE, that is ONE SEMESTER.
As a dreamer of dreams and a travellin' man, I have chalked up many a mile.
Read dozens of books about heroes and crooks and I've learned much from both of their styles!
"...Between 2005 and 2010, spending by athletic departments rose more than twice as fast as academic spending on a per-student basis.
Median per-athlete spending by 97 public institutions that compete in the top-tier Football Bowl Subdivision increased the most: 51%, to $92,000, between 2005 and 2010, while median spending on education increased 23%, to just under $14,000 per full-time student.
Meanwhile, tuition at four-year public universities increased an average of 38% and state and local funding rose just 2%, research shows.
At schools where athletic budgets top $70 million, ticket sales are the largest source of revenue, followed by contributions and payments for television agreements and participation in bowl games and tournaments, the report shows. But fewer than one in eight of the 202 Division I schools in the report generated more money than they spent in any given year between 2005 and 2010....read...."
Division I schools spend more on athletes than education
The univerisities and colleges are spending more money on athelitics than they bring in. Meanwhile, students are going into debt for five to ten years of their working life just to get a mediocre education so they can get a job to pay off their student loans. What a racket.