It’s simple; trustees like things the way they are, argues Duke professor CHARLES CLOTFELTER
By Charles Clotfelter
Sunday, January 1, 2012
The year began with long-standing concerns about runaway spending, a bowl system that unfairly favors rich conferences and the exploitation of athletes. Then came a string of scandals at high-profile programs, among them Ohio State, North Carolina and Miami. Then the year concluded with shocking allegations of sexual abuse at Penn State and Syracuse.