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

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

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.

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