COLUMBIA — In 2011, MU spent an average of $12,595 in academic funds per student while the university's athletics department spent an average of $119,702 per student athlete, a database released Wednesday by the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics shows.
MU athletics spending rises while academic falls below median
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