Fouling Out with Easy Money By Chuck Nance Important things are happening at Willow College, a Christian liberal arts college. The baseball team wins several conference titles and plays in the World Series. To increase student enrollment and donor contributions, President McHenry capitalizes on the success of sports at the college. Under his administration, the college has an impressive record new buildings are added to the campus along with new majors and a successful athletic program. Allison Mead, a new employee, stirs things up when she discovers violations. Coaches falsify Pell grant applications to recruit and retain the best players. Complicit with the coaches, Dora Appleton, a financial aid director with a controlling personality, denies non-athletes financial aid. Aggrieved students complain loudly to college trustees about financial aid abuses. Bomb threats involving a disgruntled student and terrorists add to the unsettling events. When Mead attempts to bring about financial aid reform, conflict between her and McHenry s administration heats up, and events take a turn for the worse. President McHenry is surprised when Allison Mead takes her grievance to an attorney resulting in a scandalous lawsuit. Outraged, trustees make drastic changes to save the college. Everyone is surprised when federal auditors make a shocking discovery. Dora Appleton, ever the tempestuous Southern belle, seeks excitement in the Caribbean. She finds adventure and romance, but happiness eludes her. Running from her past, she finds what she least expects.