EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

March 20th, 2018 | by CollegeAD
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
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Eastern Michigan University announced today, March 20, that it will reduce its intercollegiate athletic program by four sports, effective at the end of the 2018 spring season. The action is being taken as part of the University’s overall budget restructuring efforts.¬†Affected by the decision are the sports of softball, men’s swimming and diving, women’s tennis, and wrestling. With the change EMU, which previously led the MAC with 21 sports, will now have 17 sports (seven men’s sports and 10 women’s sports). This action in no way impacts Eastern’s affiliation with the Mid-American Conference (MAC). The move affects 58 male student- athletes and 25 female student-athletes, and once realized an expense reduction of approximately $2.4 million. –Read More

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