By Jon Ericson
Pageantry, tailgating, alumni gatherings, color, excitement, sex, violence, . . what’s not to like about college football?
Okay, there’s the pretend courses, the faux patriotism, noise piped in someone, somewhere thinks is music, drunk fans, high prices, uncomfortable seats, and the ubiquitous TV commercials and plays under review.
PRESS RELEASE – DECEMBER 19, 2019 For immediate release For more information: Dr. B. David Ridpath, Ed.D. President The Drake Group www.TheDrakeGroup.org 740-677-2642 The Drake Group Echoes Congressional Calls for the NCAA to Address Athlete Violence NEW HAVEN, CT. – On December 12, Kenny Jacoby of the USA Today Network reported on the Network’s investigation […]
An Ongoing American Tragedy in Higher Education: Where is the Outrage and Where Are the Governing Boards?
By Frank G. Splitt
The present commentary is still another attempt to illuminate what’s really going on in the continuing erosion of higher education in America. It also serves as a challenge to members of college and university governing boards to rise to the occasion and recognize that they are directly responsible for the actions of the leadership at their institutions—leadership that has led to an ongoing tragedy in higher education—excessive commercialization, the lowering of standards, and the graduation of students who can’t write or think critically and who won’t be able to compete in the global marketplace.
PRESS RELEASE – DECEMBER 4, 2019 For immediate release For more information: Dr. B. David Ridpath, Ed.D. President The Drake Group www.TheDrakeGroup.org 740-677-2642 College Athlete Medical Decisions Must be Free of Athletic Department Interference and Control NEW HAVEN, CT. – Prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, ESPN reporter Paula Lavigne penned an outstanding expose entitled Documents, […]
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