PERSPECTIVES: As ‘March Madness’ Nears, National Faculty Group Calls Out NCAA

The Drake Group is a national organization of faculty and others whose mission is to defend academic integrity in higher education from the corrosive aspects of commercialized college sports.

“The NCAA will often tout high graduation rates and academic progress rate (APR) scores as direct evidence that academics are indeed the priority and the end game of athletics is a college degree. Not so. Rather, the evidence is clear that such NCAA claims are nothing more than a smokescreen and public relations ploy to make us all feel good while we watch the March Madness.” Read more here.

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