The Chronicle of Higher Education is asking, “What the Hell Has Happened to College Sports? And What Should We Do About It?”
In its piece, The Chronicle has asked a few noted people to give their opinions. In Nancy Hogshead-Makar’s piece, she says you need to “Tie Money to Values”.
I have long wondered what the tipping point in intercollegiate athletics would be. Either it would move from the untethered pursuit of money and entertainment toward a model consistent with the soul of higher education, or it would separate from higher education and become professional. The time has arrived for us to move in one direction or the other.
Read the entire piece here.