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Creating A Culture Of Concussion Safety Requires Teamwork All Season Long, Not Just One Day
Brooke de Lench
Executive Director: MomsTeam Institute, Inc, Producer: The Sma...
“If I can get up and walk away from it, yeah, I’ll probably keep playing,” one player said.
It's Time To Dispel The Myth That Athletics Can Bankroll A College
Brian C. Mitchell
Higher ed advisor, director of Edvance Foundation; former coll...
The wealth of universities cannot currently rely on athletics to drive their finances. Here's how to change that.
College Athletes Getting Paid? Here Are Some Pros And Cons
Athlete, Author & Entrepreneur
During this year’s NCAA tournament, there has been obvious speculation about college athletes and the significant amount
When Did Colleges Become Country Clubs?
Washington Post contributor, children's book author.
Life After Quitting a Division I College Sport
College is 4-ish years of living the dream and FlockU is along...
Identifying as an athlete was easy because, not only was I good at it, but I also was doing what I loved. What I didn't account for was what would happen to my identity without sports. My sophomore year of college, I found out.
All 128 Division I Colleges Ranked by Everything Other Than Sports
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We would normally go on about the factors we weighed when ranking these things, and how we considered the college town, athletics, etc. But we want to be real with you.
Why I Chose School Over Sports
Engineering Student from Colorado
I have a cross country friend who will be attending a Division I school in the fall, and she barely has half of tuition covered with her scholarship. Though she is a good student and will likely graduate well off, her college time will be sunk running in circles.
Parents of Young Athletes Need to Keep Everything in Perspective
The University of Central Florida Forum
Opinion series by faculty, staff and students of UCF
You should be your kid's biggest supporter. But for parents of high school athletes, in particular, it's important to maintain perspective. Don't lose sleep worrying about catering to every need of your athletic child.
No Players' Unions in This League
Richard V. Hurley
President, University of Mary Washington
I am not writing this blog post to bemoan the excesses of big-time Division I athletics, but I would like to take this opportunity to extol the benefits of Division III sports for schools like ours.
Madness of College Athletics Extends Well Beyond March
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.
President Emeritus, Saint Leo University
This is a terrific time of year for fans of college sports as March Madness takes center stage. But big money, national fame and institutional pride too often overwhelm the best intentions of educators.
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Dr. Carol E. Quillen
President, Davidson College
If done well, an entrepreneurship program substantively complements curricula in the arts and sciences and the overall undergraduate experience.
Division II and Division III Athletes Excel in the Classroom and on the Field
Sportswriter and Journalism Major, Northeastern University
Many D-II and D-III student athletes were and still are talented enough to play at the D-I level, but academics and school size of D-II and D-III institutions are more suited for students who purposefully attempt to be as successful in the classroom as they are on the field.
For-Profit College Joins Division I Athletic Conference
How Women Influence Sports
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.
Psychologist and author, 'Face It'
I knew baseball and that's what mattered. They treated me, as I did them, as if we were working as a team, regardless of our differences.
Women Hold 4% Of Division I Athletics Director Jobs
A Sad Day for Seton Hall...and New Jersey Athletes
Athletic Administration & Consultation
Colleges Must Stop Killing Student Athletes' Dreams
Leo W. Gerard
International President, United Steelworkers
Over the past year, 169 players have "disappeared" from the rosters of the teams in the men's basketball tournament. This means they disappear from enrollment rolls at the same time.
The Year My Wife Discovered Basketball
Roger I. Abrams
Richardson Professor of Law, Northeastern University; Author
Fran had never become a sports fanatic, at least until now. The 2009 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, however, has changed all of that.
Diversity Hiring Is Right, Smart
President of the NCAA
There will be more head coaches of color at NCAA Division I Football schools than ever in history when the 2009 season gets underway. I'm encouraged, but I'm sure not ready to declare victory.
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