What/Who Is A Representative Of Franklin Pierce's Athletics Interests?
A representative of Franklin Pierce's athletics interests is an individual, business, organization who is known (or who should have been known) by a member of the institution's executive or athletics administration to:
- Have participated in or is a member of an agency or organization promoting the institution's intercollegiate athletics program;
- Have made financial contributions to the athletics department or to an athletics booster organization of that institution;
- Assisting or have been requested (by the athletics department staff) to assist in the recruitment of prospects;
- Assisting or to have assisted in providing benefits to enrolled student-athletes or their families.
The NCAA stipulates that once an individual has been identified as a "Representatives of Athletics Interests" of the University's athletics programs, he or she retains this status forever. This is true even if the individual no longer contributes to the athletics program.