The Changing World of College Sports

Dialogue
February 27, 2024
6:00PM - 7:00PM
WOSU Ross Community Studio 1800 N. Pearl St.

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Add to Calendar 2024-02-27 18:00:00 2024-02-27 19:00:00 The Changing World of College Sports In his 50 years in college sports, retiring Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith has seen a lot of change.  But the amount and pace of in change the past few years makes the mind spin. Conference realignment, players earning sponsorship money and the transfer portal have upended college athletics. In the next edition of Dialogue, presented by Ohio State’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs and WOSU Public Media, Gene Smith and women’s volleyball Coach Jen Flynn Oldenburg discuss the rapidly evolving world of college athletics and what it means for coaches, athletes and fans. WOSU’s Anna Staver will moderate.What is Dialogue? Dialogue is a series of thought-provoking discussions about the most challenging issues facing our community and country. This series is produced by a unique collaboration between the John Glenn College of Public Affairs and WOSU Public Media. Please consider supporting this program with a donation. Questions? Contact glenn-events@osu.edu.General Admission: $15 Students: $5 WOSU Ross Community Studio 1800 N. Pearl St. Sports and Society Initiative sportssociety@osu.edu America/New_York public

In his 50 years in college sports, retiring Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith has seen a lot of change.  But the amount and pace of in change the past few years makes the mind spin. 

Conference realignment, players earning sponsorship money and the transfer portal have upended college athletics. 

In the next edition of Dialogue, presented by Ohio State’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs and WOSU Public Media, Gene Smith and women’s volleyball Coach Jen Flynn Oldenburg discuss the rapidly evolving world of college athletics and what it means for coaches, athletes and fans. WOSU’s Anna Staver will moderate.

What is Dialogue? Dialogue is a series of thought-provoking discussions about the most challenging issues facing our community and country. This series is produced by a unique collaboration between the John Glenn College of Public Affairs and WOSU Public Media. Please consider supporting this program with a donation.
 

Questions? Contact glenn-events@osu.edu.

General Admission: $15 
Students: $5