April 21

April 21 - • Scholarship and creative endeavor • Engaged in original inquiry and creativity • Intellectual freedom • Integrity •

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April 21, 2009 Do intercollegiate sports belong on campus? Benefit the students, participants, fans, public o A way to get away, leisure, enjoyment Benefit the communities, inner and outer Profit= does it? Not usually, money, applications Represents the university o What people think of when they see the words UNC Automatically think sports o For athletes, must be well behaved traveling In the public eye, everyone knows when they do something wrong Comply with university mission Representing the university Choose it Selected Athletes , faculty, students, study abroad, student government , alumni, anyone with contact, traditions, DTH o Bolded= OFFICIALLY representing the university Does it fit with the mission of the University?
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Unformatted text preview: • Scholarship and creative endeavor • Engaged in original inquiry and creativity • Intellectual freedom • Integrity • Enlightened leadership • Discover, synthesize and transmit knowledge • Extend knowledge based state • Enrich our culture Are intercollegiate sports COMPATIBLE with the mission? • NO o Lower standards Takes away sports from others o Promotes the wrong values Cheating, drugs, etc o Recruiting violations Trip o Promotes wrong /blind values To an authority, coach Against enlightened leadership, inquiry, creativity, etc. (above) o Money can be better used somewhere else •...
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2009 for the course PHIL 067 taught by Professor Boxill during the Spring '09 term at UNC.

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