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 Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
A study done by the graduate program in sport management and media about the gap between full athletic scholarships and the cost of attendance at Division I institutions has sparked debate on how best to remedy the situation, reports Inside Higher Ed. Some are suggesting “enhanced” scholarships,...

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Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
Upon the resignation of the Ohio State football coach, who tried to cover up NCAA rules violations by members of his team, Staurowsky told the Christian Science Monitor that the NCAA may hold some of the blame. “There is so much hypocrisy and duplicity in the rules of the NCAA that...

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Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
Forbes referenced Staurowsky’s research in a story about scholarship shortfalls for student-athletes, sometimes leaving them on the hook for thousands of dollars in expenses not covered by their supposed “full-ride” scholarship. The author argues that making up that shortfall may help but...

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Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
A controversial proposal to give schools more freedom to let corporate sponsors use student-athletes for commercial purposes has again sparked debate on compensation for NCAA athletes. Staurowsky says they already have a difficult time understanding their rights, and her survey of compliance officers indicates...

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Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
The time for change in college sports might be now, reports ESPN. Many college athletes are beginning to chafe under the current rules of the NCAA. “The NCAA has taken the position that the reason these rules exist is so there is a clear line of demarcation between the athlete and professionalism,”...

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Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
Hundreds of media outlets around the country, including the ABC News website, picked up an Associated Press story about research conducted by Ellen Staurowsky and a team of students in the graduate program in Sport Management, in conjunction with the National College Players Association. Their study found that...

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Posted by Shannon Mazourek at 11:36AM   |  Add a comment

Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
Research conducted by Staurowsky indicates that even 40 years after its passage, college coaches don't know enough about Title IX, the federal law that mandates gender equity in educational opportunities, including athletics. She told Athletic Business magazine that administrators aren't doing their part to...

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Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
An Associated Press story quoting Ellen Staurowsky was picked up by a number of California newspapers. An advocate for the rights of college student-athletes, she says they are becoming more vocal about wanting to share in the riches earned by the NCAA for television broadcasts. “That level of...

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Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
Inside Higher Ed published Ellen Staurowsky’s comments about the NCAA’s decision to host ads from Focus on the Family, a conservative organization that opposes gay rights. “First, according to the NCAA Manual, each member institution is responsible for establishing and maintaining an...

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Posted by Shannon Mazourek at 2:16PM   |  Add a comment

Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
Ellen Staurowsky was recently invited to contribute to an opinion piece for the New York Times about the dramatic increase in the number of Olympic events. She says, “as a sign of changing times, the expansion of Olympic events from 38 in 1980 to 86 in 2010 is the result of athletic specialization moved...

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