UC Forum: Saving College Football and Basketball--14 Reforms

Presented by Angela Lumpkin, Professor of Health, Sport and Exercise Science at KU and former womens basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Polarized opinions abound regarding whether athletics and especially football and mens 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 1940s. 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.
February 27, 2013
11:30 am - 01:00 pm
ECM Center, 1204 Oread Ave
(785) 843 4933
Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 28 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • Routinely ranked a “best value” law school
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 26th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 23rd nationally among public law schools. “When Lawyers Do the Grading,”
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • 37th: for number of law graduates who are partners at nation’s largest law firms