West Point has very high standards. It’s hard to get into. Cadets have to be outstanding not just in academics but in leadership and other personal qualities. This is because West Point is not just a good college. It’s where our elite army officers are formed.
But it doesn’t have a good football team! And it’s lost to Navy for the past 12 years! How can that be? Something must be done!
So some school officials, alumni, and army brass are proposing that West Point change its admissions standards so that the athletic program can recruit really good football players. [Read more...]