Should College Athletics Go Corporate?
December 4, 2013 | The Insider: White Collar Defense and Securities Enforcement
Athletics can be an important part of the college experience, helping to build a sense of community and loyalty that can last a lifetime. While some have advocated paying college athletes to address the perceived hypocrisy of student-athletes generating millions in revenues in exchange for scholarships, that step will not mitigate many of the risks facing athletic departments. Rather, colleges and universities should follow the lead of corporate America and invest in their compliance programs in light of the potentially devastating impact of sanctions. [...]