College Sports for Education Reporters
2014 Higher Ed Semiar
Star athletes accused of sexual assault. Student athletes forming their own labor unions and winning judgments that say they are eligible to profit from their popularity. Academic fraud. While stories such as these typically have been the turf of sports reporters, it’s becoming more important for education reporters to stay ahead of these issues. Two experts on the interplay between athletics and academics offer their insights.
- Amy Perko, Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
- Jodi Upton, USA Today
- Paul Ward, Southern Methodist University