Should Universities Be in the Business of Competitive Sports?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 819 , Segment 3
Episode: Robocalls on the Rise, Angel Gowns, Schooling Isn't Learning
- May 24, 2018 11:00 pm
- 18:14 mins
Guest: Rick Eckstein, PhD, Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Villanova University, and Author of “How College Athletics Are Hurting Girls' Sports” As college graduates don caps and gowns to receive their degrees … and start paying off their student loan debt, let’s consider the disparity between what universities are spending on academics and what they’re spending on athletics. Over the last decade, one of those budget lines has remained relatively flat while the other has grown significantly.