2017-06-29 00:14:19 UTC
Dinah MacQuarie would not receive an athletic scholarship to the University
of Pennsylvania, not as long as Penn stays in the Ivy League, and the Ivies
don't change their longstanding rule against giving free rides based on
Yet, underlying the agreement, there is a departure from the normal. There
is a statement signed by noted educational institutions, representing some
of the finest minds in the country, and secondly, there is an affirmation
that athletes will not be made privileged students on the campus. Thus the
Ivy Group states: "The members of the Group reaffirm their prohibition of
athletic scholarships. Athletes shall be admitted as students and
awarded financial aid only on the basis of the same academic standards
and economic need as are applied to all other students."
[/quote] - Harvard Crimson
Ivy League: Formalizing the Fact
Contests for Today Mark New Conference Opening
By Bernard M. Gwertzman, October 13, 1956
I'm reading a first printing borrowed from the library.
Here's hoping they fix it in the ebook and paperback.
Jen Brehl was the editor, the acknowledgments say.
She used to edit Asimov! And Pratchett!
William Smith is an NCAA Division III school. None of those
give athletic scholarships, either. The Ivies play in Division I,
and compete in non-league games against schools that do give
Being an athletic prospect might move your application to the
"accept" pile, AOTBE, just as being talented in music, art, drama
or some other extracurricular activity might.
What other howlers am in in for?