KU’s slipshod ticketing

jayhawkAs two former University of Kansas athletic officials pleaded guilty this week in federal court in Wichita in the million-dollar ticket skimming scandal, one detail confirmed how lax things were at the ticket operation. Then-assistant director of ticket operations Jason Jeffries reportedly was able to set aside as many as 56 tickets a year for his own benefit and conceal the thefts by erasing information from a dry-erase board. It’s shocking that such a top-ranked, well-funded program could get away with a slipshod system in which perhaps 19,000 tickets could be misused.