We read it in the sports pages with increasing frequency. Another college or university athletic department succumbs to the pressures to win and is subsequently cited for recruiting violations. To date these recruiting incidents have been largely confined to the sports arena, but is the academic arena soon to follow? Let's hope not. I do believe, however, the potential exists for problems in academic recruiting, especially in our nation's agricultural programs. The purpose of this paper is to stimulate thought and discussion concerning recruitment of students into agricultural programs.
recruitng violations, recruiting