Faculty Want More Say On University Of Michigan Athletics

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Edie Goldenberg heard about the Big Ten's recent addition of University of Maryland on the radio, the same way she heard about the the University of Nebraska joining the conference in 2010.

When men's and women's lacrosse were added to the University of Michigan's varsity roster, Goldenberg heard about the change the day before it was publicly announced.

The problem?

Goldenberg, a public policy professor and former College of Literature, Science and Arts dean, is on the Advisory Board on Intercollegiate Athletics, a board composed primarily of faculty members, alumni, student athletes and an administrator and chaired by athletic director Dave Brandon.

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