Intercollegiate Athletics and the American University: A University President's Perspective / Edition 1

Intercollegiate Athletics and the American University: A University President's Perspective / Edition 1

by James J. Duderstadt
     
 

Arguing that universities must regain control of intercollegiate athletics by deemphasizing them and realigning them with the university's educational mission, James J. Duderstadt, former president of the University of Michigan, offers new and controversial suggestions for bringing about this change. He asserts that if burgeoning athletic programs cannot be brought

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Overview

Arguing that universities must regain control of intercollegiate athletics by deemphasizing them and realigning them with the university's educational mission, James J. Duderstadt, former president of the University of Michigan, offers new and controversial suggestions for bringing about this change. He asserts that if burgeoning athletic programs cannot be brought back into the fold, then universities must recognize them for what they are-commercial, professional, and independent entertainment businesses.

About the Author:

James J. Duderstadt, Ph.D., is President Emeritus and University Professor of Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472089437
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
09/05/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. IHail to the Victors
1Introduction3
2Go Blue16
3A University President's Perspective46
Pt. IIHow Do Things Really Work?
4The Evolution of College Sports69
5University 10187
6The Governance of Intercollegiate Athletics104
7Financing College Athletics126
Pt. IIICracks in the Facade
8The Commercialization of College Sports149
9The Student-Athlete189
10Integrity215
11Institutional Control231
Pt. IVTilting of Windmills
12Back to Basics263
13Roads of Reform274
14Reform or Extinction?305
Epilogue319
Notes327
Index335

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