Spelman College Gets Rid Of Entire Athletics Program

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Last year Spelman College announced its decision to abandon its 80-student, $900,000 athletics department (out of a $100 million total budget) in favor of using that money for health and fitness programs for the entire student population. Today, the Spelman teams are playing their last season.

The ladies-only HBCU is the second school to pull out of the NCAA in the past decade (the New York City College of Technology being the other according to the New York Times), but in today’s strained economy, other schools just might follow suit.


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  3. What's more important athletics or education? There is way too much emphasis placed on athletics, especially, in the large educational institutions.

  4. Tough Decision , I'm sure they thought long & hard about this. And in the end – a decision had to be made. Student ( first ). Athletic's —–> ( well ).

  5. Maybe they're tired of seeing too many LGBTQ females appearing on the campus? Much like the cross-dressers at Morehouse, that brought shame to the MLKJ-M image of the renowned college.

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