Title: Athletic Director, Ohio State University
Pro: Smith manages the largest college sports program in the nation, with a budget of over $100 million, and one of its most successful; Ohio State's football and basketball teams both reached the national title game (where they each lost to Florida). The football team alone netted $28.4 million in '05.
Con: Ohio State graduates just 40% of its basketball players and 53% of its football players. And does such massive spending on sports meld with the mission of higher education?
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