Rough estimates from the change in legislation means the Rams Club will have to make up for $2.68 million, but cutting the five-year-old subsidy will save the state $9 million. Annual goals for the Rams Club this academic year include raising $11 million in donations. Donations of $100 or more are primarily used for athletic scholarships, according to the Rams Club website. Bobby Purcell, executive director of N.C. State’s Wolfpack Club, believes the budget cuts will take away top talent from other states. "I’m very concerned about what it will do to us, but I’m particularly concerned with what it will to do the smaller schools in the system," Purcell said.A little more on the effects of losing the tuition subsidy. I'm guessing our hit will be similar to the $2.7-ish million this is going to cost the Rams Club. More from the Wilmington Star here.