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William & Mary Reverses Course, Reinstates All 7 Varsity Programs Slated to be Cut

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William & Mary has changed course on its reduction in varsity sports, announcing Thursday that it will reinstate seven programs that had been slated for discontinuation. That includes men’s swimming.

The university had announced in September that seven sports would be cut, including men’s and women’s swimming. The other affected sports included men’s and women’s gymnastics, men’s indoor and outdoor track & field and women’s volleyball.

Last month, citing pending Title IX litigation, it decided to reinstate three women’s sports: Women’s swimming, women’s volleyball and women’s gymnastics. That move wasn’t received as well even by team members in the reinstated sports, with the women’s swimming team vowing to fight on under the “one family, one fight” banner. That has yielded, among other things, $3.6 million in pledges raised to fund the swimming team.

It also has forced the William & Mary administration to rethink its approach and the problems it was hoping to solve with the original cuts, the threat of Title IX lawsuits an indication that the changes weren’t achieving those goals. Hence, Thursday’s decision that all seven sports will remain through at least the 2021-22 season, allowing the school to undertake “a phased approach that allows for a gender equity review paired with exploration of alternative solutions leading to a long-term financial plan.”

The change comes with a change in athletic directors, with Samantha Huge resigning last month and Jeremy P. Martin installed as the interim AD. He performed a review of the decision, which led to the first reinstatements and now this large one.

“Since early last month, we have been engaged in a conversation about how to structure William & Mary’s Division I athletics offerings in a way that is equitable, financially sustainable and excellent,” William & Mary president Katherine A. Rowe said in a university release. “I appreciate that this has been an especially painful time for the students involved in the sports cut on September 3rd to endure.

“Many in our community – student-athletes, coaches, alumni, faculty and other supporters – have responded with passion, offering alternative solutions to the challenges facing the department,” said Rowe, adding she is grateful for Martin’s swift and thorough work over the past month to assess the path forward for W&M Athletics. “His recommendations address the reality that the athletics community needs time to confront together forthrightly: a status quo that is unsustainable with respect both to finances and mission.”

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Joellen Gross
3 years ago

the right thing was done!

Jing Carpenter
3 years ago

Congrats!

Jessica Mack
3 years ago

Amazing news!

Cheryl Stelmar
3 years ago

Awesome.

Laura Clark Beery
3 years ago

Awesome news!!!

Dave Amezcua
3 years ago

They must have read the Great Barrington Declaration! Awesome!

Heidi Bauer Gurley
3 years ago

That is great news!

Marga Torrence Mikulecky

Heidi Bauer Gurley Great university that was on our short list for Colin. Outstanding academics.

Heidi Bauer Gurley
3 years ago

Marga Torrence Mikulecky remember I am a VA native, yes a great school

Tanya McDowell Thome
3 years ago

Yes!!!!!!!

Mike Davidson
3 years ago

That’s great news!

Sue Finear
3 years ago

Awesome!

Chip Wenzel
3 years ago

Way to go

Jonathan Ballard
3 years ago

Great News!

Shelly Woodard-Powell
3 years ago

Awesome!!!

Laura Steward
3 years ago

This is awesome!!!!!

Terry Orcutt
3 years ago

Awesome news!! Congratulations!!

Katie Lundbeck
3 years ago

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Wendy Lansbach Boglioli

Terrific!!!!

Paige Rettig
3 years ago

Hey Iowa… follow suit!!!!!

Maureen Newlon Blandford

Great decision!!

Alexis Murray
3 years ago

This Wahoo says congrats!!! ????

Sharon Chocko Gallagher

Wow good news for a change!!!!!

Julie Smith Sowell
3 years ago

Awesome news!

John McCormack
3 years ago

Congrats!!! All other schools and teams – keep fighting!!!

Marga Torrence Mikulecky

Great news!!!!

Carlo Cordon
3 years ago

Fantastic!

Eileen Ryan Kurtz
3 years ago

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Jennifer Pyrek Jones
3 years ago

That is fabulous.

Karina Lee
3 years ago

Nicole Monanian

Heather Gaston
3 years ago

That’s fantastic!

Tracey Richards Chiulli

Awesome!

Andrea Bravo Fernandez

To err is human, to forgive is divine, to rectify is wise!

Andy Gallion
3 years ago

Most importantly, the AD who this is gone!

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