For Colleges, Small Cutbacks Are Adding Up to Big Savings - NYTimes.com:
The article lists many cuts that are happening around the country, but my favorite (actually least favorite) is this:
"At Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., the women’s swim team held a “virtual swim meet” with Bryn Mawr College, in Pennsylvania, about 112 miles away. Each team swam in its home pool, then compared times to determine the winners. (“We probably saved $900 on bus travel,” said William G. Durden, Dickinson’s president.)"