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Waters: Value Shift of Intercollegiate Athletics

Louisiana Public Square

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-12-28

Duration: 00:00:44

Subjects: College athletes | College sports | HIGHER EDUCATION

Contributors:

  • Waters, Wright Interviewee

Description

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.