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Appears W&M is rebuffing swim-team fundraising efforts

According to today’s RTD article, the team has over $1 million in pledges for the team endowment but the school is refusing to entertain keeping the team with a boosted endowment.

It appears W&M wants to kill the team and the plague is just a timely excuse for doing so.

While I have no evidence, I speculate W&M would prefer to shed a sport that’s about 100% white with perhaps a few Asians and primarily consists of young people from upper middle-class families.

(In response to this post by LeadingEdge)

Posted: 09/21/2020 at 5:54PM


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Current Thread:
W&M swim alumnus blasts school -- LeadingEdge 09/14/2020 9:47PM
  I would fire her immediately ** -- sabrex 09/29/2020 3:15PM
  And now W&M president puts out damage control message. ** -- LeadingEdge 09/24/2020 12:07AM
  I hear it is about to get crazy. ** -- cddc 09/25/2020 3:42PM
  Appears W&M is rebuffing swim-team fundraising efforts -- LeadingEdge 09/21/2020 5:54PM
  That claim looks lame -- LeadingEdge 09/25/2020 2:55PM
  Their new AD will be gone within 18 months ** -- Mg234 09/24/2020 6:17PM
  Link -- FxHoo 09/24/2020 6:09PM
  This..... -- damms 09/15/2020 08:42AM

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