It’s not just a HBU thing

Aaron Taylor has an article in Inside Higher Ed calling for historically black colleges to move to Division II. He makes some very good arguments. However, it’s worth noting that some of us think this argument goes beyond HBU programs and the the NCAA and the media have some obligation to creating meaningful competition and fan interest in schools beyond the big programs that make them the most money.

About kencollier

Ken Collier is native Texan raised in Longview, Texas. He is a product of the Texas Youth in Government program and the PhD program of the University of Texas. Ken teaches courses on US and Texas politics at Stephen F. Austin State University. He is coauthor of Lone Star Politics: Tradition and Transformation in Texas. The views and opinions expressed herein and pretty much everywhere else are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Stephen F. Austin State University, CQ Press/Sage, my coauthors, my wife, daughter, and two of my three dogs. View all posts by kencollier

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