Professor Says Rutgers Puts Sports Above Academics

Professor Says Rutgers Puts Sports Above Academics Play

May 3 (Bloomberg) -- Rutgers University funneled $28.5 million from the university budget and student fees into sports, the highest total among 54 public universities in the biggest football conferences, based on data compiled by Bloomberg for the fiscal year ended last June. Mark Killingsworth, a professor of economics at Rutgers, says the focus on funding sports has come at a cost, Rutgers's academic standing. (Source: Bloomberg)

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