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ERIC Number: EJ858603
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 13
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 23
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0194-3081
Considerations for Expanding, Eliminating, and Maintaining Community College Athletic Teams and Programs
Lawrence, Heather J.; Mullin, Christopher M.; Horton, David, Jr.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n147 p39-51 Fall 2009
Collegiate athletic programs have often been referred to as the "front porch" of an institution. Coaches, athletic teams, student athletes, and athletic department staff serve as a "link between the immediate campus family and the larger community. It is this front-porch principle that makes managing intercollegiate athletics a unique and challenging endeavor. This article gives community college leaders and decision makers a road map for handling situations regarding expansion, elimination, or continued maintenance of athletic teams and programs at their institution.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A