Thursday, March 31, 2011: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Convention Center: Room 30B
Academic reform in college athletics has been a major subject of debate for many years. Many college presidents and sports activists believe that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), colleges/universities, and athletic administrations must make academic success a part of student-athlete success. This study compared the College Student Inventory (CSI) motivational factor scores to the first semester and second semester grade point averages (GPA) of male athletes and male non-athletes by race and sport.