Study: College sports trail pro leagues in diversity hiring
June 4, 2020
A diversity report for racial and gender hiring across college sports found overall improvement yet still reported grades lagging behind the professional ranks.
Wednesday's report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida assigned an overall C-plus score, a B for racial hiring and a C-plus for gender hiring. The report examined a range of positions including leadership at the NCAA headquarters, conference commissioners and head coaches based on data from the 2018-19 season.
The numeric scores in each category were the highest since researchers revi...