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Continued: Hartman: A Q&A with U of M President Kaler

  • Article by: SID HARTMAN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 19, 2013 - 11:48 AM

A: You can absolutely win. It’s about the coach. It’s about the assistants. It’s about the structure they put in place for the players, and it’s about the other academic support that the institution provides for the athletes. We have a great structure around compliance. We have a good group of people who are helping our student-athletes, and it’s unacceptable to cheat in my view in athletics.

Q: Is there a danger of eliminating sports?

A: I talked about that with Norwood when I hired him, and I told him then and it’s true now, I haven’t tasked him with cutting nonrevenue sports. I think we can do what we need to do there as well as for our major sports. Again we’re providing great opportunities for athletes in those nonrevenue sports; for them to come and play their sport and to get a good education.

Q: What was your reaction to the beer sales at TCF Bank Stadium that showed a loss?

A: We got beat up on the bottom line there, but I think most serious business people would realize that if you’re going to start up something new like that, you’re going to have some start-up costs associated with it. We put those in our budget and we did lose a little bit of money and we invested a little bit of money. Next year we won’t have to have those start-up costs, so we’ll make a little bit of money.

 

Sid Hartman can be heard weekdays on 830-AM at 6:40, 7:40 and 8:40 a.m. and on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. shartman@startribune.com

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