The impact of intercollegiate athletics in higher education

@inproceedings{Vanover2016TheIO,
  title={The impact of intercollegiate athletics in higher education},
  author={Eric Thomas Vanover and Michael M. DeBowes},
  year={2016}
}
The place of athletics in American higher education has been defended and criticized for well over one hundred years (Camp, 1893). Having become such a popular cultural attraction and tradition, as well as a potential method of generating revenue, the role of college athletics has broadened beyond a student-oriented activity. This article reviews the different ways intercollegiate athletics influences the reputation, operation, and quality of higher education. 
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