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Sep 09, 2022
The new board member at the University of Virginia is an appointee of the Republican governor and the latest example of the increasing political polarization of higher education in the state.

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September 9, 2022
The new board member at the University of Virginia is an appointee of the Republican governor and the latest example of the increasing political polarization of higher education in the state.
August 19, 2022
As Big Ten announces $1-billion-a-year TV contract including its newest members, California system explores whether it can block UCLA from leaving Pac-10. And could big-time football powers leave the NCAA?
August 10, 2022
New state laws are ensuring college and school athletes are allowed to wear clothing with religious significance along with their team uniforms.
July 1, 2022
Sports powers will abandon longtime West Coast home, the latest move in a conference reshuffling that has prioritized dollars over tradition and geography.
June 28, 2022
A report from the National Collegiate Athletic Association finds women’s participation in college sports is growing—but so is the funding gap between men’s and women’s programs.
May 12, 2022
A peer-counseling program at St. Lawrence University aims to break the stigma around issues of student athlete mental health, Elisa Van Kirk and Carolyn Holran write.
April 4, 2022
As March Madness comes to a close tonight, a record number of students will be among the 45 million Americans placing wagers. Experts want more protections in place for young adults.
March 25, 2022
Should there be more than two podiums, two gendered sets of record books? More could be done to recognize transgender athletes’ accomplishments, Ross Aikins writes.
March 16, 2022
In our perfect world, academic performance—not athleticism—would determine the winner of the NCAA Division I women’s basketball tournament. Game on!
March 14, 2022
Which would be the top men’s basketball team in the country if academics mattered more than skill on the court?

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