Capilouto: Athletics Funding Academics Not The Norm

02/07/2013 11:40 AM

With the first hurdle cleared in UK’s quest to receive approval to fund renovations on campus, including Commonwealth Stadium, school president Eli Capilouto talked with Pure Politics host Ryan Alessi about the status of the planning, as well as the idea of athletics funding academics. Capilouto said it’s not the norm and that he does not expect the athletics department to continue funding on-campus upgrades, though Mitch Barnhart shares the same vision.

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