Every gift, matched dollar-for-dollar.

Between now and Dec. 31, CT Mirror is raising $140,000 from readers like you to pay for two reporters in 2023.

Need another reason? All gifts are being matched right now — up to $5,000 per gift!

What is NewsMatch?

This is Connecticut's opinion page.

Get CT Viewpoints emails in your inbox daily.

Success! You're on the list.
Posted inCT Viewpoints

Cut NCAA sports, reduce student debt and enhance the value of UConn degrees

University of Connecticut students pay over $2,000 each year solely for the privilege of having intercollegiate sports on campus. Unfortunately, these students do not realize any educational benefits for this high-cost penalty. Students, trustees, and UConn’s president need to consider the cost-benefit issue, particularly in the context of graduates’ long-term debt.