Broward College announces proposal to cut athletic program
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Broward College President Gregory Haile recommended the end of the public colleges 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.