The Collegian
Monday, October 02, 2023

Board of Trustees affirms sports cuts, doesn't vote again

The Board of Trustees met today at the University of Richmond for its regularly scheduled meeting. In what may be the final word on the matter, the board restated its decision to add men's lacrosse and cut men's soccer and track and field.

Kyle Ragan, a senior on the track team, issued this statement after learning of the decision, "We are obviously disappointed in the outcome, but this does not mean that we will stop our fight."

The trustees did not take another vote on the matter, as some proponents of the "Carry the Flag" movement had hoped. The affirmation of the decision was confirmed by a source privy to the meeting.

On Thursday, about fifty students protested the decision at the Board of Trustees luncheon.

Stay tuned for updates as they arrive.

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