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Athletic Department Power Index: Summit League

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

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Measuring The First 100 Days Of Name, Image and Likeness

An analysis of name, image and likeness deal data reported to INFLCR Verified through the first 100 days of the NIL era.

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What is Your Department Trying to Achieve With Ticket Pricing?

A group of five faculty from FBS and FCS institutions share results of their interviews with college athletic administrators regarding optimizing ticket pricing for sporting events.

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What Can Athletic Departments Learn From The Experience Of Black Male Athletes?

Temple scholar Howe summarizes findings on ways athletic departments can improve the educational experiences of Black male college athletes.

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Navigate’s College Football Playoff Probabilities

AthleticDirectorU has partnered with Navigate to present a rich prediction model for this season's College Football Playoff. 

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Is College Football Finally Over Covid?

Arkansas sports management professor Dittmore dissects what the first six weeks of college football ratings tells us about the direction and health of college football in 2021.

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Athletic Department Power Index: Conference USA

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

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College Basketball’s Most Powerful Force: The Transfer Portal

AthleticDirectorU presents the most comphrensive analysis ever on college basketball student-athlete transfer movement

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Can College Athletics Fundraisers Generate More Revenue By Adjusting Their Tiered Reward System?

North Carolina Associate Professor Nels Popp analyzes the work of UNC graduate students on tiered development giving levels and the factors impacting donors at various levels of giving.

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2020-21 Power 5 Athletics Directors’ Compensation Survey

We reviewed all current forms of compensation for the athletic directors at National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) member institutions of the Football Bowl Subdivision ("FBS").

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Enhancing Financial Literacy Among College Athletes

With new income opportunities through NIL, researchers from Kansas State and Texas examine student-athletes' desire for financial literacy education and recommend best practices on implementing various financial literacy initiatives.

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Cleveland State: Strategic Planning and Implementation

AthleticDirectorU presents an in-depth look at Cleveland State's new athletics strategic plan through conversations with President Harlon Sands, Athletic Director Scott Garrett and Deputy ADs Kelsie Gory Harkey and Tyler Jones.