UC Forum: “Saving College Football and Basketball: 14 Reforms”
- Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., Lawrence
- Age limit: All ages
Presented by Angela Lumpkin, Professor of Health, Sport and Exercise Science at KU and former women’s basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "Polarized opinions abound regarding whether athletics and especially football and men’s basketball played in institutions competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision contribute to or detract from the mission of higher education. Fourteen changes that emphasize academics and student-athlete welfare will be recommended and discussed" University-Community Forum has been bringing together the KU and Lawrence communities since the 1940’s. It is a series of presentations by faculty, students, and community members to educate and facilitate dialogue on ideas and events that shape our society. Optional lunch at 11:30am, lecture at 12pm.