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Date Posted: 07/23/15 9:17:05am Thu
Author: 60'salum
Subject: Re: 25 Year Anniversary: Is 'Gate content with the Patriot League
In reply to: bison137 's message, "Re: 25 Year Anniversary: Is 'Gate content with the Patriot League" on 07/22/15 7:32:09am Wed

>Boston U is good academically, but is a very poor fit
>in other ways. It is 4-5 times larger than most
>other PL schools and spends far more on most sports
>than do other PL schools. Very hard for PL schools to
>compete with them in many sports.
> Also fwiw they have a lot of programs/majors that
>allow them to attract athletes. At Boston U, you can
>major in athletic training, criminal justice,
>occupational therapy, etc. Nothing wrong with those
>majors, but it certainly is not a fit with other PL
>schools. Also they have Metropolitan College, which
>specializes in things like online classes and night
>school. In the past a number of their basketball
>players were enrolled in Metropolitan, but it looks
>like the Academic Index may be changing that.

I remind posters that it's "BU" for the univ in Boston, and "Bucknell" for that school in PA.....(yuk-yuk).

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