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History of Deficits for U.H. Athletic Department

Posted May 28th, 2014 @ 3:19pm

The University of Hawaii at Manoa athletic program is facing a $2 million deficit for the fiscal year which ends June 30th. That's $1 million more than last year. Athletic Director Ben Jay told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that he's trying to keep it under $2 million. In May 2013 Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple gave the athletic department three years to balance its books saying the deficit should not run beyond $1 million in any of those years. Jay said Apple agreed to give him flexibility on the issue. The department has posted a surplus in only two years in the past decade.

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