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Facilities
May 11, 2017
Unique Advantages Musco is a leader in providing sports and large area lighting solutions, pioneering systems using metal halide, and LED light source technology.  Musco’s innovative solutions have illuminated some of the most iconic moments in sports history, while positively impacting customer budgets and the environment. With complete systems from foundation-to-poletop and for retrofit applications, Musco’s team of experts can help you identify the best solution for your indoor and outdoor... more
Legal Issues
May 10, 2017
High school students in New Jersey will now be able to earn varsity letters for any interscholastic extracurricular activity. This change is due to a new law that extends the opportunities for varsity letters beyond sports, as reported by the New Jersey Herald. “It’s appropriate that kids who take part in extracurricular activities other than sports get a chance to earn a varsity letter,” Assemblyman Parker Space told the New Jersey Herald. “A varsity letter is a source of pride earned through... more
Leadership
May 9, 2017
Following a national search, Willamette University has named Rob Passage as its new director of intercollegiate athletics, effective immediately. Passage joined Willamette in 2012 as director of facilities and operations, and was later promoted to assistant athletics director in 2013 and to associate athletics director in 2016. He became interim athletics director in December. As an undergraduate, Passage played basketball at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, where he later became assistant men's... more
Progressive Programs
May 8, 2017
Student-athletes at a Massachusetts high school are sharing their sports with elementary and middle school students in their community. The Fitchburg Red Raider Sports Fair is a student-led event in which the Fitchburg High School Student Athlete Leadership Council will host sports stations to let younger students try out several sports. “Our student-athletes will run the stations,” Ray Cosenza, Fitchburg High School Athletic Director, told the Sentinel & Enterprise. “I am sure some of our... more
Legal Issues
May 7, 2017
The University of North Dakota is being investigated for Title IX compliance after cutting women’s ice hockey, along with men’s and women’s swimming and diving. Although the university has said it is conscientious of equal opportunity, a complaint to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights disagrees. The Grand Forks Herald explains that the complaint was made shortly after UND announced the cuts. Prior to making the cuts, the university had sought legal advice about potential... more
Leadership
May 5, 2017
Women Leaders in College Sports, the premier member organization that develops, connects, and advances women leaders at all levels in college sports, launched its first podcast, the Women Leaders Podcast (#WomenLeadersPodcast). In every episode, Women Leaders CEO Patti Phillips talks with strong, resilient, inspired, and passionate women who lead in collegiate athletics administration, at the NCAA, at top-tier search firms, in business, and more, and whose career paths are inspirational and... more

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