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George Williams

Athletic cuts handled poorly by Towson University administration

We knew that the cuts were coming, but it was through the execution of the whole thing that Towson University showed how to do things the wrong way.

The President of the University, Maravene Loeschke, gave members of the men's soccer and baseball teams a couple of minutes at a Friday meeting to tell them that their programs had been cut for financial reasons in order to enhance the rest of the athletic program.

Wow, a couple of minutes. How classy. And to think that the meeting was held while some of the students were in class. To make matters even worse, she showed up with a police escort. Some said there may have been as many as a dozen police there to escort her. What was...