ERIC Number: EJ858607
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 21
Conclusions and Parting Words from the Editors
Hagedorn, Linda Serra; Horton, David, Jr.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n147 p85-92 Fall 2009
This article takes a highly critical look at athletics and responds to the question of whether contemporary community colleges should continue to maintain athletic programs, especially in times of financial constraint. For balance, the authors have chosen to focus on the negatives. They feel it is important to present a balanced picture in support of the more than seventy thousand community college athletes.
Descriptors: College Athletics, Community Colleges, Criticism, Financial Support, College Students, Student Participation, Vocational Education, School Community Relationship, Remedial Programs, Student Recruitment, College Transfer Students, Stopouts, College Administration, Organizational Objectives
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
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