Big sports programs are such a boon to universities.

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Penn State: “Whew! We got off easy.”

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5 Responses to “The $500 million front porch of the university.”

  1. charlie Says:

    Does anyone know if MSU’s insurance carrier is paying out the entire amount? I doubt it, but I honestly don’t know. But the premiums have to be increasing, and that’s going to impact student loans. None of that escalating debt is improving academics. I’m betting departments will be shut down…,

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    charlie: I wondered the same thing. None of the articles, so far, says HOW MSU is going to pay out that much. A crushing sum.

  3. charlie Says:

    UD, I’m certain that the insurer is going to claim that MSU didn’t do enough to mitigate the risk that Nasar posed, that it is impossible to believe that the admins couldn’t have known what was going on and stopped the assaults. If MSU’s incompetence is proven, MSU would be liable for the payouts. This is just incredible….

  4. charlie Says:

    BYW UD, haven’t you written about the MSU’s coverup of football team crimes?

  5. john Says:

    i don’t see a single top 10 NCAA finish in women’s gymnastics for MSU. that’s bad bang for the big bucks.

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