Athletic Directors

Diversity and Inclusion: Accountability Starts with Transparency
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Diversity and Inclusion: Accountability Starts with Transparency

April 5th, 2017 | by Ronnie Burton Jr
In recent months we’ve seen a spike in the hiring of woman Athletic Directors headlined by Heather Lyke the new AD at Pitt. While these are huge wins in the area of gender diversity questions still remain. One is why haven’t...
Diversity And Inclusion Must Start In Academia First
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Diversity And Inclusion Must Start In Academia First

December 28th, 2016 | by Ronnie Burton Jr
Back in September, the NCAA produced a diversity pledge urging university presidents, chancellors, and conference commissioners to “specifically commit to establishing initiatives for achieving ethnic and racial diversity,...
How Diverse are the Upper Administrations of Athletic Departments?
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How Diverse are the Upper Administrations of Athletic Departments?

November 21st, 2016 | by Francis Giknis
This past week MLB commissioner Rob Manfred discussed the state of diversity in the management ranks of baseball. Citing the lack of any outside minority candidates being hired for open GM or managerial positions this past...
Gender and Racial Hiring Practices Still Far to Go in College Sports
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Gender and Racial Hiring Practices Still Far to Go in College Sports

April 11th, 2016 | by Francis Giknis
The University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) produces a national report card that is “the definitive assessment of hiring practices of women and people of color in most of the...