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College Athletes as Employees

November 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

About the Program

Join us on Thursday, November 16, for an engaging panel discussion at Baruch College that delves into the intriguing and multifaceted topic of “College Athletes as Employees.” This event promises to be a thought-provoking exploration of the college athlete rights movement, addressing both the monetary opportunities for young athletes and its implications for social justice.

Our panel of esteemed experts and advocates will examine the evolving landscape of college athletics. The discussion will cover the following key areas:

  • Monetary Opportunities: Explore the changing dynamics of college sports and the growing debate surrounding the compensation and financial benefits available to student-athletes.
  • Social Justice: Delve into the broader implications of the college athlete rights movement and how it relates to issues of social justice, equity, and the intersection of sports and society.


Moderated by Marc Edelman, Director of Sports Ethics, Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity and Professor, Law Department, Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College

Jeremi Duru, Director of WCL Sport & Society Initiative and Professor of Law, The American University Washington College of Law

John Holden, Associate Professor, Department of ManagementOklahoma State University

Michael Hsu, Co-Founder of College Basketball Players Association


12:00 – Registration and Lunch

12:30 pm – Presentation

1:45 pm – Q&A


Complimentary registration is required to attend this program. Register online, by phone or e-mail:


November 16, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST


Baruch College, Vertical Campus Building, Room 14-220
One Bernard Baruch Way
New York, NY 10010 United States
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Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity