Controversy Erupts Over New Limits On Aid to Collegiate Student-Athletes

Walsh, Mark
January 1989
Education Week;1/25/1989, Vol. 8 Issue 18, p7
The article reports on the proposal of the new standards in accepting students for athletic scholarships with the minimum academic standards set by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). John Thompson, Georgetown University basketball coach protest the said ruling known as Proposal 42, which was adopted at the NCAA national convention. The new proposal is set to tighten standards for freshman eligibility adopted by the NCAA.


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