Waters: Value Shift of Intercollegiate Athletics
Louisiana Public Square
Place Covered: Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2011-12-28
Subjects: College athletes | College sports | HIGHER EDUCATION
- Waters, Wright Interviewee
In this extended interview from “Athletics vs. Academics: College Sports in Louisiana,” Wright Waters, the Commissioner of the Sun Belt Conference, shares his worry that the values of intercollegiate athletics have shifted from the educational value of sports to how the colleges and universities will pay for their athletic programs.