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Topic - John Rudley
Texas Southern University President Dr. John Rudley says smaller schools "are severely handicapped" by limited resources and need help from the NCAA.
Texas Southern University is contending with a nearly 10 percent loss of enrollment, a $7 million budget shortfall and a drop in its bond rating.
He said the bar of a 50 percent graduation rate for athletes "is set so high that most HBCU's and other limited resource institutions cannot meet that standard."
"The large, well-funded universities have hired large compliance staffs who literally escort athletes to class each day to meet the increased requirements," Rudley said in a release from the league. "Our smaller institutions are severely handicapped without budgets to hire personnel for compliance and academic support. These increased regulations make it almost impossible for small schools with specialized missions to compete."