2011 College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Conference

What: 2011 College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Conference

When: April 20-22, 2011

Where: William C. Friday Center for Continuing Education at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (map)

April 20 Panels

  • 8:30am – 9:45am: Show Me The Manual! NCAA Regulations, Agents, and Amateurism
    • Jason Belzer — President of Global Athlete Management Enterprises, Inc. (GAME, Inc.) and current agent serving college coaches
    • Barbara Osborne, J.D — Counsel in Ice Miller’s collegiate sports practice and Associate Professor in Sport Administration at The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
    • Marcus Wilson — Assistant Director of NCAA’s Enforcement Staff
    • Brad Wolverton — Senior Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • 10:05am – 11:20am: A View From The Top: Insights from Industry Leaders on the State of College Athletics
    • Jim Delany— Big Ten Commissioner
    • Elson Floyd — President of Washington State University
    • Joel Lulla — Media Rights Consultant
    • Rob Spear — University of Idaho Athletic Director
    • John Swofford — ACC Commissioner

April 21 Panel

  • 9:30am – 10:45am: Four Years and Several Scores Ago: An Honest Reflection on the Student-Athlete Experience
    • Dijuan Harris— Former University of North Carolina – Charlotte Basketball Player
    • Scott Krapf — Illinois State University Cross Country Participant and the Missouri Valley Conference’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Representative
    • D.J Looney — Mississippi State University Offensive Lineman and the Southeastern Conference’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Representative
    • Clare Perry — Davidson Field Hockey Player
    • Tierra Ruffin-Pratt — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Basketball Player

April 20 Keynote

  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: Academic Keynote
    • Dr. John Singer — Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Texas A&M University – “Until You Do Right By The Black Athlete: A Critical Race Perspective on College Sport Reform Issues”

April 21 Keynote

  • 8:30am – 9:15am: Bridging The Gap Keynote
    • Roy Williams — Head Men’s Baskeball Coach, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Further information, including afternoon session topics and contributors, may be found here.

Cost: Professional CSRI Member Registration ($375), Professional non-CSRI Member Registration ($475), Undergraduates and Graduate Students ($105).  Register here.

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