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Cultivating Psychologically Safe Team Environments

This qualitative study of a dozen female DI student-athletes dives into the factors that lead to fostering a safe team environment with four main themes - interpersonal relationships, consistency and accountability, fostering vulnerability, and athlete voice suppression.

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Why Power 5 Conferences Should Split Media Rights Revenue With Football Athletes

Amidst the bevy of change in intercollegiate athletics, part two of this white paper examines the rationale for compensating Power 5 football student-athletes through revenue sharing.

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Part III: Administrative Burnout, Exhaustion & Disengagement

AthleticDirectorU and Athlete Viewpoint surveyed thousands of college athletics administrators across the nation in the spring of 2022 for their views on professional burnout, exhaustion and disengagement.

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Right People, Right Message, Right Time

AthleticDirectorU presents the most comprehensive analysis of college baseball program spending and return on investment over the last two decades.

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An Analysis Of College Baseball Return On Investment

AthleticDirectorU presents the most comprehensive analysis of college baseball program spending and return on investment over the last two decades.

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How To Increase Revenue Generation In FBS Autonomy Schools

Academics from Northern Colorado and Northwestern examine how facility, financial and success factors impact marketing-generated revenues.

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Part II: Administrative Burnout, Exhaustion & Disengagement

AthleticDirectorU and Athlete Viewpoint surveyed thousands of college athletics administrators across the nation in the spring of 2022 for their views on professional burnout, exhaustion and disengagement.

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Part I: Administrative Burnout, Exhaustion & Disengagement

AthleticDirectorU and Athlete Viewpoint surveyed thousands of college athletics administrators across the nation in the spring of 2022 for their views on professional burnout, exhaustion and disengagement.

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Reimagining The Role Of Intercollegiate Sports In Higher Education

This white paper proposes a model for using intercollegiate athletic participation as a vehicle for — and not an obstacle to — higher education and proposes creating rigorous, formalized, and structured academic programs centered on the athletic participation in sports by the athletes themselves.

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Athletic Department Power Index: Big Ten Conference

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

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Why Power 5 Football Athletes Drive The Case For Compensation

Amidst the bevy of change in intercollegiate athletics, part one of this white paper examines the rationale for compensating Power 5 football student-athletes.

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Advancing Racial Equity And Opportunity In College Sports

Race remains a potent force in 21st-century intercollegiate athletics. This white paper delves into the ways college athletics leaders can transform college sports and improve the experiences of Division I Black college athletes.