Broward College announces proposal to cut athletic program

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Broward College President Gregory Haile recommended the end of the public college’s athletic program.

In his 2020-21 budget proposal, he is asking The Broward College District Board of Trustees to discontinue the program, according to a statement released on Friday.

The program includes 147 student-athletes and the cost per athlete is $11,009 annually, according to Jodi Brown-Lindo, a spokesperson for the college.

If the board approves the budget, the college would continue to support scholarship athletes for an additional year. The next meeting is scheduled for June 30th.

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