As many wise individuals have said over the years, it’s never a bad idea to follow the money. By following its trail, one can usually find who has ultimate power, discern where priorities lie, and understand why decisions are made. Universities received stimulus payments, if you will, from the federal government in the last year or so. How they decide to spend the money is their prerogative, and many have made interesting calls about how much was earmarked for their athletic department, and what they did with that slice.
For example, the LSU athletic department received $4 million of the funds the school was allotted by the federal government. They elected to use almost 100