The Effects of the Economic Model of College Sport on Athlete Educational Experience

Authors

  • Jeffrey H. Orleans Alden & Associates

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1123/jis.6.1.79

Abstract

The purpose of this paper1 is to offer an overview of how the current economic model prevalent in intercollegiate sport affects the athlete experience. The author outlines the multiple problems facing intercollegiate athletic departments as they seek to finance their activities and concludes by suggesting that financial stability requires recognizing the overall financial problems of higher education which form the context for athletic financing.

Author Biography

Jeffrey H. Orleans, Alden & Associates

Orleans is a Senior Associate with Alden & Associates, and consultant to the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics. He is the former Commissioner of the Ivy League and is in Princeton, NJ.

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Published

2013-06-01

How to Cite

Orleans, J. H. (2013). The Effects of the Economic Model of College Sport on Athlete Educational Experience. Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, 6(1), 79–85. https://doi.org/10.1123/jis.6.1.79