Post Tagged with: "APR"

  • Academic Services for Athletes: Soon to be Open 24/7

    Academic Services for Athletes: Soon to be Open 24/7

    Last week in Buffalo, New York the annual convention was held of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics.  A reporter for The Chronicle of Higher Education reported hearing informal comments from attendees such as, “I feel guilty even […]

  • UConn Attempts to Reverse NCAA Tourney Ban

    (Editor’s Note:  The NCAA has been tightening standards on Division I college football and basketball programs by requiring better academic performance from student-athletes.  The University of Connecticut is the highest profile program thus far to run afoul of the Academic […]

  • Is the NCAA Really a Part of the Mafia?

    Every day sports headlines across the country proclaim the latest news on the new sport of NCAA Division I Football Bowl Championship conference realignment.  On October 26 news outlets reported that an unknown source with inside knowledge of Big East […]

  • Are Student-Athletes Being Pushed into Useless Fields of Study?

    Many observers of collegiate athletics have for years made the claim that schools tend to steer student-athletes into certain major fields of study to make it easier for them to maintain eligibility for sports.  Now there is a report out […]