• Men's College Basketball Programs Facing Attendance Declines

    by Paul Steinbach June 2012

    Is the NBA's Oklahoma franchise stealing the ticket-sales thunder from major college basketball programs in the state? Are Duke students less crazy about watching the Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium than they used to be?

  • Is Lacrosse on the Cusp of a Division I Sponsorship Explosion?

    by Paul Steinbach May 2012

    John Paul huddled with his players after they had just defeated Michigan State in last year's club lacrosse regular-season finale. Paul, a University of Michigan alum and former athletics administrator who over 14 years built arguably the most successful club lacrosse program in the nation, had an announcement to make.

  • Exercise Intervention Policies in Campus Fitness Centers

    by Emily Attwood March 2012

    Today's generation of incoming college freshmen expect a college to deliver the full package - not just a good education, but the latest technology, luxurious dorms, state-of-the art buildings, an elite athletic program and of course, an extensive offering of recreational activities to keep them busy outside of class.

  • Sports and Recreation Facilities Boost Small-College Enrollment

    by Andrew Cohen January 2012

    Rick Creehan has been here before. Not here, exactly. When he started out in higher education in 1984, it was as the baseball coach at Allegheny College - a relatively well-known school, where he was given a relatively straightforward charge of producing winning baseball teams.

  • Sexual Abuse Expert Cordelia Anderson Assesses Coaching Scandals

    by Paul Steinbach December 2011

    As president of the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation, Cordelia Anderson sees the Penn State University scandal as both a tragedy and an opportunity.

  • Record NCAA Graduation Rates Don't Tell The Whole Story

    by Paul Steinbach December 2011

    Nearing the end of a year marked by scandal and scrutiny, the NCAA finally had some good news to share.

  • New Projects: University of Washington; Ithaca College; FAU

    by Emily Attwood December 2011

    The University of Washington's Husky Stadium will have a new look for the 2013 football season.

  • Athletic Departments and First Amendment Rights of Student Journalists

    by Paul Steinbach October 2011

    Aaron Smith was looking forward to joining a dozen or so members of the mainstream media at a scheduled gathering of University of Kentucky men's basketball players, each of whom would be available for eight-minute one-on-one interviews.

  • Universities Make Mark With Basketball Court Aesthetics

    by Michael Popke October 2011

    After a 12-year absence, the California State University Bakersfield men's basketball team returns to the on-campus Icardo Center this month for its home opener against Pepperdine.

  • 2011 Facility of Merit Winner: University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center

    by Andrew Cohen October 2011

    Connectivity and what one judge called "an unparalleled amount of interior and exterior transparency" mark the University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. As one panelist explained, "While maintaining a unified and strong image on a major campus street, three user groups are clearly separated internally, while interior views connect activity spaces in 'walls' of activity and interest."