- This is believed to be a first in the nation of a college president and athletic director teaching a class together.
- Mahony will tackle topics such as the purpose of higher education and sport in America, the evolution of college sports in the country since the mid-1800s, and the role of women and race in sports.
- Halpin will talk about current issues, such as NCAA governance, budgets, student-athlete concerns, legislative connections and the impact of Title IX.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop President, Athletic Director Will Team Teach Course This Spring" (2017). Winthrop News 2017. 2.