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Athletic Department: Goetz third director to depart

The Butler athletics department has seen three of its associate athletic directors leave for other universities this school year. Beth Goetz, associate athletic director for administration, announced last week she would be taking a position with the University of Minnesota. Tom Crowley, former associate athletic director for internal operations, was named athletic director at Niagara

Questions linger about Title IX

The Butler athletics department is still waiting to hear whether it is compliant with Title IX. Title IX is legislation that is meant to ensure equal opportunity in athletics for women. Last May, the university entered into a resolution agreement with the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education to become Title

Transfers: Student-athletes see struggles, benefits

Transferring from one school to another midway through college can be exasperating. Add to the process the complications of being a full-time student-athlete, and individuals have an entirely new challenge on their hands. Butler student-athletes who have transferred from other schools can attest to this. Junior baseball first baseman Jimmy Risi referred to his transfer

Academics at forefront of athletics

Despite the high demands of Division I athletics, Butler has been very successful with placing students on the Horizon League Honor Roll. This past fall, Butler had eight students on Academic All-League teams.  Last year, 34 athletes received this honor between all of Butler’s athletic teams. Butler also had an Academic All-American last year in

Butler more aware of compliance rules

Players rely on referees to make calls concerning traveling, goaltending and palming on the court, but they look to the athletics department to help with judgment calls off the court. Associate Athletic Director Beth Goetz, whose job includes making sure all conference, NCAA and institutional rules are followed from the recruiting process onward, said the