Sport: A Union All But Sundered?

Small N.Y. college wrestles with a not so puckish problem

Quiet, scholarly Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., does not give athletic scholarships. And its hockey team had disappeared early in World War II, along with Lucky Strike Green and natural rubber tires. But in 1974 a 90-year-old professor emeritus of religion named H. Lawrence Achilles gave Union $1.5 million to build a rink. Swiftly the college acquired a famous hockey coach, a winning team and a sure source of income from gate receipts and public rental. But as of last week, Union also had a rebellious faculty and a troubled president charged...

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