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Charlotte Talks: Athletic Directors Talk Investment and Impact

Jim Murphy on CLT TalksDirector of Athletics Jim Murphy '78 joined Judy Rose, athletic director at UNC Charlotte, and Andre Springs, athletic director and golf coach at Livingstone College, for a conversation about college athletics and its impact on the campus, the community and beyond.

Murphy talked about the scholar athlete experience at Davidson, with its strong emphasis on academic success, and the many ways scholar athletes contribute to the college, both in their sports and in the classroom. He also touched on several key themes from the college's athletics strategic plan, which was released a few months ago.

The show kicked off with a brief discussion about student fees for athletics with Brad Wolverton, senior writer at the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Listen to the show.