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Characteristics Of A Successful Division I Athlete-Specific Leadership Program

An examination of the facets of successful athlete-specific leadership programs, how to track their impact on student-athletes and measuring the improvement of participants.

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College Athletics Spending And The Movement Towards Revenue Sharing

AthleticDirectorU looks at how increasing athletic department revenues are spent and how the revenue sharing required in the proposed College Athletes Bill of Rights would impact spending.

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Practical Considerations for Adding Sports Programs Post-Covid

Colorado Mesa Assistant Professor Milstein and Central Arkansas Assistant Professor Damon break down the Collegiate Sport Addition Process; the Identification, Justification, Evaluation, Acceptance (or Interruptions), and Authorization phases and practical applications of the process.

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Athletic Department Power Index: Ivy League

The AthleticDirectorU Athletic Department Power Index, powered by Athlete Viewpoint, continues with a look at the Ivy League. Dozens of sitting Athletic Directors and executive-level administrators who currently are, or could soon be, an Ivy League AD shared feedback.

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Navigate’s NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Projections

AthleticDirectorU has partnered with Navigate to present a rich prediction model for this season's NCAA Tournament Sweet 16.

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Using Exit Interviews and Surveys to Understand the Division I Athlete Academic Experience

Virginia doctoral student Molly Harry digs in on student-athlete exit interviews and surveys to examine the athlete's academic experience from their perspective.

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Case Study: Decision Making During A Pandemic

AthleticDirectorU presents a comprehensive case study on leading through a crisis. The case study method helps participants learn by studying real business and managerial situations encountered by experienced executives.

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USOPC And College Sports Think About Their Future Together

An analysis of the initial work of the USOPC College Sports Sustainability Think Tank

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An Analysis Of College Football Return On Investment

AthleticDirectorU presents the most comprehensive analysis of college football program spending and return on investment over the last two decades.

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The Rise Of Collegiate Esports Programs

Why are NCAA schools starting Esports programs, and how fast is the collegiate scene really taking off? In this article, we explore the trends in esports program adoption and the ROI driving growth.

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Leadership Begins With Alignment Of The Head And The Heart

While the darkest days of the COVID-19 crisis may not yet be over, there now appears a glimmer of optimism as we move our way towards the spring, and we can perhaps begin to reflect on the lessons that we have learned over the last year.

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RisingADs Book Review: Washington’s Cohen & SMU’s Hart on Stillness is Key

In this RisingADs book review, Washington AD Jen Cohen and SMU AD Rick Hart provide insight on personal application of key concepts from Stillness is the Key by Ryan Holiday and discuss the importance for leaders to strive for stillness in thought, contemplation, and life.