A Profile of the Ineligible and Not-Retained (0/2) Student-Athletes of the Atlantic Coast Conference Public Deposited
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- October 10, 2018
Green, Shelly J.
- Affiliation: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
- The Academic Progress Rate is a metric of points earned by student-athletes for retention and eligibility. Student-athletes that leave school academically ineligible receive a score of 0/2. This study sought to identify common characteristics of the 0/2 student-athletes of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Six ACC schools participated in the study, providing data on 190 student-athletes that were identified as 0/2 over the past four years. A general profile of an 0/2 student-athlete is a Black male, leaving during the 4th or 5th year of enrollment, having exhausted athletic eligibility, who was academically eligible the term prior to the 0/2 term. The most important finding of the study was that the greatest majority of student-athletes fail out of school in their last semester of eligibility.
- Date of publication
- May 2008
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- Osborne, Barbara
- Degree granting institution
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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