Ultimately, campus executives value their respective institution's athletics programs, primarily the high-profile sport of football, and to a lesser degree basketball plus other sports of regional popularity or local interest, as institutional assets which help the campus not only satisfy its core educational mission, but also enhance the overall quality of the institution and buttress its ability to achieve prestige and greatness. As such, based on this study, the flow of support, at least among a select group of institutions, is arguably reversed: athletics supports the core mission of the institutions---more than the other way around---and college presidents tend to behave accordingly.become a by-law, it did cause Athletics Departments to adopt more formal guidelines for their teams (Diacon, 2007). ... a proposal which would reestablish the former NCAA test score cut-off for initial eligibility, and eliminate the currently used sliding scale (Diacon, 2007). ... Despite the academic welfare intentions behind this proposal, the SEC Presidents did not even second this motion ( Dicaon, 2007).
|Title||:||Decisions Under Influence: College Presidents' Athletics-related Decision-making Behavior at NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision Institutions|
|Author||:||Patrick Evan Auerbach|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|