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WSU’s athletic department’s deficit ballooned to more than $50 million the past several years [AD Bill Moos] was at the helm, and in 2018, it grew another $9 million…

This is in addition to the university’s $30 million deficit outside of athletics that has already led to budget cuts. Oh, and the school now needs to take on a $30 million project to install a computer system so employees can be paid on time, among other crucial university functions.

… The university tried punching above its weight in the Pac-12 by building a shiny new football operations building and hiring expensive coaches.

… Many are still mourning the loss of the university’s performing arts program due to budget cuts.

They don’t come no dumber than WSU.

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4 Responses to “The Intellectually Disabled American University: Washington State”

  1. charlie Says:

    Bill Moos was University of Oregon’s AD prior to landing at WSU. U of Owe didn’t want him. Just sayin…..

  2. charlie Says:

    In fairness, Mr. Moos didn’t want U of Owe to build the Matt Knight Arena, the most expensive such boondoggle at a university..,,,

  3. AYY Says:

    UD, Speaking of WSU, a year or so ago, you had a post about the the WSU football players who were accused of breaking a student’s jaw. Do you know whatever happened to them. I couldn’t find anything on it

  4. Margaret Soltan Says:

    AYY: I’ve occasionally tried updating the story, but haven’t found anything. My guess is that it all went private very quickly and quietly, with a lawsuit and a settlement.

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