My NCAA?

March 10, 2011

The header on the e-mail reads “March Madness Bracket Game Now Open – Play and Win!”  I receive e-mail from the NCAA because I’m the President of a member institution.  We belong to the NCAA because it is the organization that organizes our intercollegiate athletic competition.  I suppose no real harm is done in their using organizational resources to promote the “March Madness Bracket Game” (“Play and Win”) but doesn’t it make you doubt that educational objectives are their first concern?

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About Doug Bennett

Doug Bennett is Emeritus President and Professor of Politics at Earlham College. He has a wife, Ellen, and two sons, Tommy (born 1984) and Robbie (born 2003).
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