Eastern Michigan still plans to cut sports despite growing outrage
May 01, 2018


Despite mounting pressure from the sports community and its supporters, Eastern Michigan remains steadfast in its decision to eliminate four sports in order to save $2.4 million and combat the university’s steep budget shortfalls.

Support to save softball, men’s swimming and diving, women’s tennis and wrestling has steadily grown since EMU announced March 20 that it would cut the sports. Organizers held two protests on the Ypsilanti campus last month that drew hundreds of supporters