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Lafalum

Which team will have a winning record this year...

….or will this be another year when not one team has a winning record. It looks like it won't come from the winter season teams. Can we name any team that will end up with more wins than losses??!!
ed65

Byerly will hear about this since it is highly unlikely that any team will win a PL Championship as well.  More and more, I am thinking that they need to reallocate the money in the Capital Campaign and spend more on athletics.  I think we are a big step behind our peers in the PL.  There are those who use the excuse that it is tough to  keep up when you are the smallest school in the League.  Well, that can be fixed.  We need an increase in enrollment to the 2,900-3,000 level.  Will it cost money, yes, but can bring in more revenue as well (and costs as well of course).  Byerly appointed a committee to study enrollment size two years ago - what has happened??
Lafalum

ed65 wrote:
Byerly will hear about this since it is highly unlikely that any team will win a PL Championship as well.  More and more, I am thinking that they need to reallocate the money in the Capital Campaign and spend more on athletics.  I think we are a big step behind our peers in the PL.  There are those who use the excuse that it is tough to  keep up when you are the smallest school in the League.  Well, that can be fixed.  We need an increase in enrollment to the 2,900-3,000 level.  Will it cost money, yes, but can bring in more revenue as well (and costs as well of course).  Byerly appointed a committee to study enrollment size two years ago - what has happened??


According to an email I received this morning the campaign has raised 12.6 million towards athletics ( which includes ALL MAROON CLUB GIVING). I thought Maroon Club giving was to offset unmet operating needs?? I am seriously confused as to where my money is going. ( It certainly hasn't improved the results)
ed65

Me too.
BPard

Lafalum wrote:
According to an email I received this morning the campaign has raised 12.6 million towards athletics ( which includes ALL MAROON CLUB GIVING). I thought Maroon Club giving was to offset unmet operating needs?? I am seriously confused as to where my money is going. ( It certainly hasn't improved the results)

Campaigns count all the money received, that's how they work (often).

For example, the progress towards the $400M goal actually includes the amount raised in the Annual Fund each year. This was true in at least one update I read in recent months.

It wouldn't surprise me if the $20 million goal for athletics was similar - it counts Maroon Club giving too, as does any progress reports/updates.
Pard4Life

Golf might have a good year.

Tennis too.
Lafalum

BPard wrote:
Lafalum wrote:
According to an email I received this morning the campaign has raised 12.6 million towards athletics ( which includes ALL MAROON CLUB GIVING). I thought Maroon Club giving was to offset unmet operating needs?? I am seriously confused as to where my money is going. ( It certainly hasn't improved the results)

Campaigns count all the money received, that's how they work (often).

For example, the progress towards the $400M goal actually includes the amount raised in the Annual Fund each year. This was true in at least one update I read in recent months.

It wouldn't surprise me if the $20 million goal for athletics was similar - it counts Maroon Club giving too, as does any progress reports/updates.


So tell me again how my donations are improving the results of our teams?? What new initiatives is our AD and his team planning with the 20 million dollars? When will we see the effect of the additional resources on the won/loss record. I'll bet the lights were burning late into the night over the holidays making plans.
When will the strategic plan be revealed?? Can I get a copy?? Are the individual coaches submitting sub-plans?? Can I see the athletic dept annual report this summer?? Is it a five year plan?? How does it fit into the college's strategic plan? By the way, I also would like to know the result of the study on student population!!
BPard

Excellent questions that deserve answers.
ed65

Agree

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