Save Rutgers Swimming Background Information on the Decision to EliminateNew Jersey has gambling. Gambling didn't turn out to be the saving element for NJ did it?
Men’s Swimming and Diving at Rutgers University
On July 14th, 2006, the Rutgers University Board of Governors announced that the university will be eliminating men's swimming and diving after the 2006-07 season. The decision came in the wake of $52.4 million in spending cuts to programs, staff and services that will affect virtually all academic and administrative operations at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Pitt hosts Rutgers at Heinz Field this fall for football. Perhaps we should get a big group of swimmers from the Pittsburgh area to go there and protest the loss of the swim program?