I have stated before, a number of times actually, that collegiate athletics can really pay dividends to a university as a whole. I have also reported on others viewpoints regarding the subject. This includes one of the more famous incidents when Ken Krayeske accosted Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun regarding his salary.
Unfortunately, what Krayeske and others fail to register is just how much value a successful basketball and/or football program brings to a university.
The latest case in point is George Mason University. (more…)