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Private Colleges Focus on Affordability
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Renewing the Ideal of the Scholar-Athlete
January 8, 2016
Daniel R. Porterfield, President, Franklin & Marshall College writes: Today, however, the ideal of the scholar-athlete is slipping away among too many Division I schools—not surprising in an era of massive television contracts, arms races for top coaches, and relentless training, practice, and game schedules. The vast cheating scandal recently revealed at the University of North Carolina is just one example of an athletics culture that has sacrificed academic and amateur values on the altar of visibility, money, and victories.