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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001379.txt from 1998/04

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: budget cutbacks
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 23:25:17 -0400

At 09:26 PM 4/23/98 -0500, Roger Garrett wrote:
>On Thu, 23 Apr 1998, Bill Hausmann wrote:
>> At the college level, it is my understanding that only the University of
>> Notre Dame actually MAKES money with its football program (not including
>> alumni contributions which may arise indirectly from it).
>You've gotta be kidding Bill.....this has been standard knowledge for
>years....and completely on the up and up! A Bowl Game alone brings a
>tremendous amount of revenue to a university. All the top rated schools
>in athletics make big money.....I mean BIG BIG money.
Yes, but they SPEND big money, too! Take away that bowl revenue and they
are in the hole for the year! Notre Dame makes money even without a bowl
bid (TV contract, licensing on a NATIONAL level, etc., you know). A bowl
game means more funding for academic scholarships, etc.

Bill Hausmann
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