Eye on Education

Colleges Are Now Speaking The Language of Business

“We’ve had decades of rising super competitiveness among colleges and universities — competitiveness in research, in athletics, for students, for money — and it produces a loss of innocence,” the University of Pennsylvania’s Robert Zemsky told the New York Times.

The ruling this week that Northwestern University must treat scholarship football players as employees defies the way colleges view themselves, and has administrators nationwide wondering if this is the first step toward turning college sports into something unrecognizable.

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