Create a free Diverse: Issues In Higher Education account to continue reading

Northeast-10 Suspends All Conference Sports Competition Through December 31

The Northeast-10 Conference has suspended all conference-sponsored competition and championships through Dec. 31 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Northeast

“The Northeast-10 Conference Council of Presidents is united in its commitment to supporting local and state efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19,”  said the conference’s Council of Presidents in a statement. “Aiding our member campuses in their reopening efforts is critical and while athletics is an integral part of campus life, nothing is more important than the health and well-being of our NE10 community, including our student-athletes, staff and our towns and cities.”

The conference said it hopes “ to ensure a meaningful regular season and conference championship experience for its fall sport student-athletes” in the spring 2021 semester, but that return to competition will also depend on how safe conditions will be at the time.

A New Track: Fostering Diversity and Equity in Athletics
American sport has always served as a platform for resistance and has been measured and critiqued by how it responds in critical moments of racial and social crises.
Read More
A New Track: Fostering Diversity and Equity in Athletics