Education Secretary Hosts Press Call to Discuss Academic Progress of NCAA Student-Athletes

Duncan joined by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport Director Lapchick

Contact:  
Sara Gast, (202) 401-1989 , sara.gast@ed.gov


Event Date 1: March 14, 2012 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Richard Lapchick, director of The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida, on a national press call to discuss the academic progress and graduation rates of students on NCAA men’s and women’s Division I tournament teams – including breakdowns by race

The call will be held at noon ET on Wednesday, March 14. Members of the press who wish to join the call may dial 888-996-4910.


Event 1
Who : Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
Richard Lapchick, director of The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at the University of Central Florida
What : National press call to discuss academic achievements of NCAA student-athletes
When : Noon ET on Wednesday, March 14
Where : Dial 888-996-4910
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