Between a multitude of nuanced state laws and the NCAA's timid guidance, student-athletes face a cacophony of different regulation efforts and new recruitment tactics. Are institutions putting them first?
The Supreme Court's rulings this summer had strong implications for a recent survey by TimelyCare. More than half of students reported stress or anxiety around its decisions on striking down affirmative action (53%) and denying Biden's student loan forgiveness (60%). Students submitted responses in July 2023, when the rulings were still top of mind.
Rather than the sport being a distraction, a new study from the University of Missouri reveals that the chance to compete in the postseason can actually motivate student-athletes to remain academically eligible to play.