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View Resource A Call to Action: Reconnecting College Sports and Higher Education

On June 26, the Knight Foundation's Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics issued a report that calls for a number of sweeping reforms in collegiate athletics. Among other things, the report calls on college presidents to form a new coalition to reassert control of college sport and recommends banning corporate logos on school uniforms, barring teams that do not graduate at least 50 percent of...
View Resource History - UW Athletics Black History

While the integration of African-Americans into the world of professional sports is very well-documented, quite a bit less is known about the various African-American pioneers in the world of collegiate athletics. Helping fill this gap is a nice online exhibit dedicated to exploring the various individuals who led the way in this arena at the University of Wisconsin from the years 1900 to 1970....