The Bulletin of the Washington University Association Volume 1

The Bulletin of the Washington University Association Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...on either side, and which never drops below the plane of considerate and gentlemanly conduct. 4. Resolved, That the authorities of each college discountenance betting in connection with athletic events and endeavor to build up a public sentiment against this baneful evil. 5. Resolved, That inasmuch as the eminent purpose of college athletics is the physical training and development of the student corps, the students we have should be our first care, and hence the practice of recruiting athletic material from other institutions of the same grade, or of a lower grade, by presenting special inducements in the way of athletic, social, or financial opportunity is unfair, unsportsmanlike, and unworthy of an educational institution. 6. Resolved, That since the employment of professional coaches has a corrupting influence on college athletics, that a sentiment should be created in the educational institutions of this State that will bring about the entire abandonment of the system of professional coaching. In this connection we recommend the regular employment by each institution of a competent instructor in physical training. 7. Resolved, That a long train of evils seems to be inseparably connected with the feature of gate receipts, a feature rendered necessary by the inadequate provision for the support of the department of physical training. This inadequacy we regret, and its evils we deplore. It is our judgment that the ideal condition toward which we should all aim is an endowed department with a financial management in the hands of college officers; that all public entertainments in which our students take part should be free and complimentary; that expenses should be rigidly kept within incomes, and that extravagance in any more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236863127
  • 9781236863126