Posts tagged: Athletics - Diverse


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Western Michigan University Receives Largest Single Gift to U.S. Public University

by | June 8, 2021 Western Michigan University has received $550 million, the largest single gift given to a U.S. Read more

While Some Sports Remain in Limbo, FBS Football is in Play and D-I Basketball Revs up for Action

by Lois Elfman | November 30, 2020
The 2019-20 intercollegiate athletics season ended abruptly when student-athletes were sent hom [...] Read more

Rooney Rule Revisited During Panel Discussion

by Lois Elfman | October 22, 2020
Duquesne President Ken Gormley moderated a webinar about the impact of the NFL’s Rooney Rule [...] Read more

Former Michigan State University Athletic Director Merritt Norvell Dies at 79

by | October 21, 2020
Former Michigan State University athletic director Dr. Merritt Norvell – one of the first Bla [...] Read more

William & Mary Athletic Director Resigns After Decision to Cut 7 Varsity Sports Sparks Controversy

by | October 6, 2020
Samantha Huge, William & Mary’s athletic director, resigned Tuesday after facing R [...] Read more

Report: Liberty U Has Spent Millions on Sports but Its Black Student-Athletes Are Leaving

| August 4, 2020
Liberty University has spent close to $150 million on sports in the last four years, but its Bl [...] Read more

Abolish the Term “Student-Athlete”

by Molly Harry | July 29, 2020
As higher education embraces social justice and abandons oppressive language and symbols, unive [...] Read more

Syracuse U Creates New Position, Names a Diversity Director for Athletics

| July 10, 2020
Syracuse University has appointed a director for diversity in campus sports, creating a new pos [...] Read more

College Sports Stakeholders Prepare for a New Normal Under COVID-19

by Lois Elfman | June 17, 2020
Athletic directors, coaches, conference commissioners and student-athletes await a clear vision [...] Read more

Dozens of College Athletes Test Positive for COVID-19 Since Their Voluntary Return

by | June 15, 2020
Dozens of student-athletes at more than 12 colleges have tested positive for COVID-19 since som [...] Read more

This Coach Wants the NCAA to Make Election Day a Mandatory Day Off for Athletes

by | June 12, 2020
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) should make Election Day a mandatory day of [...] Read more

Citing Impact on Diversity, Brown U Reverses Its Decision on Some Sports Teams

by | June 10, 2020
Brown University has reversed its decision to turn men’s varsity track, field and cross count [...] Read more

Ed Department Says Connecticut May Lose Federal Funding if It Doesn’t Ban Transgender Athletes

| June 2, 2020
The Department of Education has in a letter said Connecticut may lose federal funding if it all [...] Read more

Athletics Are Not Expendable, if Education is Our Goal

by Michael Rocque | May 13, 2020
These are troubling times for higher education. With budgets tightening, hiring and salary free [...] Read more

U of Minnesota Could Lose as Much as $315 Million Due to Coronavirus

| April 9, 2020
The University of Minnesota could lose as much as $315 million if coronavirus disruptions conti [...] Read more
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