Resolution: Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics

WHEREAS the system of intercollegiate athletics in the United States and in New Mexico stands in need of reform, and

WHEREAS the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) advocates commendable reforms in academic standards, student welfare, finances, and governance,

THEREFORE be it resolved that:

The Faculty Senate of the University of New Mexico supports the aims of COIA's "Framework for Comprehensive Athletics Reform" and requests the Athletics Council look into how to bring UNM's practices into accordance with those aims. The Athletics Council will report back to the Faculty Senate before the end of the Spring 2004 semester.