Letter of Welcome
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
To: UIUC Faculty
Re: Sport Studies Committee established - Search for Interested Faculty
In February 2001 the College of Applied Life Studies, in collaboration with the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Departments of Kinesiology and Leisure Studies, first met to discuss the feasibility of establishing a campus-wide Sport Studies Committee. The mission of this joint venture was clear: promote, coordinate, and oversee collaborative projects in the area of sport-related research, education, and professional development. Now, exactly one year later, we are pleased to announce that our vision for the Sport Studies Committee has become a reality.
The Sports Studies Committee is composed of the following individuals:
The Sport Studies Committee is intended to facilitate cutting-edge research and development programs, offer mutually beneficial learning experiences for students and faculty, and advance pro-active community outreach projects that engage with policy-makers, civic leaders, and both amateur and professional organizations.
Objectives of the Committee include:
We invite you to join the Sport Studies Committee:
One of the first goals for the Committee is to compile a directory of researchers and scholars working in the area of Sport Studies. Whether sport studies is your area of specialization or comprises just a small branch of your research agenda, you are invited to submit a brief biographical sketch (description of research interests; 5 most relevant publications; research keywords; photo) for publication in the Committee Directory and on the Committee Website.
Bio Sketch Information:
To view our sample
bio sketches, please visit the Committee website at
To submit information:
© 2002 Sports Studies Committee @ UIUC