At Bucknell's Board of Trustees fall retreat two weeks ago, it reported on a:
Special Committee on Athletics and Recreation
The special committee provided an update in open session of its latest work, and then held a committee meeting to discuss next steps. The committee has posed eight questions to the University about various dimensions of athletics and recreation at Bucknell, including the role of both in campus life, the University's relationship with the Patriot League, and the role of merit aid in our financial aid strategy. The committee is nearing completion of its work and expects to submit its full report to the Board at the November meeting. As has been announced, we will host a forum on the Special Committee on Athletics and Recreation this Friday, October 8, in the ELC Forum at 12 noon. All are welcome.
From a writer who has reviewed the Special Committee's report,
I've read the preliminary report of the committee, and three things stand out (two clearly, one if you read between the lines):