About 15 percent of non-athletes identified as fiscally conservative compared to 35 percent of athletes.
Many Brown teams are paired with severely sick children through the Team Impact program.
Awareness of the causes and effects of head injuries has increased in the athletic community.
Members of the Undergraduate Council of Students spoke to representatives from the Student Athletic Advising Committee, Ryan McDuff ’13 and Lindsay Nickel ’13, as well as Director of Athletics Jack Hayes, at their weekly meeting. The guests presented an agenda to promote the greater integration of student-athletes into campus life.
The Corporation’s adoption of former president Ruth Simmons’ athletic reform recommendations last year has led to positive changes for the University, said Director of Athletics Jack Hayes at the monthly meeting of the Brown University Community Council Tuesday.
Following recommendations made by former president Ruth Simmons last October, the University is in the process of implementing far-reaching changes within the athletics department, including a reduction in admission spots for recruited athletes, an increase in coaches’ salaries and new fundraising efforts for improving athletic facilities.