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FEATURED SPEAKERS | Joe Alleva & Karl Benson
DISCUSSING | THE CURRENT STATE AND FUTURE OF COLLEGE SPORTS
Date: March 26 | Location: U. Tobe Recital Hall
Time: Reception at 5:30 p.m. & Discussion at 6:30 p.m.
Joe Alleva, Former Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics
Joe Alleva brought unprecedented national recognition to LSU as Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics, leading one of the country’s premier collegiate athletic programs. The success of LSU Athletics is a clear reflection of Alleva’s mission to prepare student athletes to excel.
Karl Benson, Former Commissioner of the Sun Belt Conference
On June 30, 2019 Karl Benson stepped aside as Commissioner of the Sun Belt Conference ending a 47-year career in intercollegiate athletics – as a student-athlete, coach and athletics administrator. During his 29 years, Benson had a significant influence on college sports.
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