Collegiate Athletics & Esports

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    Inside Higher Ed: Treating Private College Athletes Like the Pros

    In response to the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) memo classifying some college athletes as employees, Senior Manager Adrienne Larmett talks with Inside Higher Ed on how this new guidance adds complexity for colleges and universities as they work to comply with and operationalize NIL rules.

    “We have utilized Baker Tilly for our NCAA agreed-upon procedures engagement for a number of years. Over this time, the team at Baker Tilly has always been remarkably friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable. Most importantly, they truly approach our engagement in a collaborative fashion and make every effort to work with us to achieve our desired objectives.”
    – Ryan Varley, Associate Athletic Director of Business Services, University of Pittsburgh (Division I Atlantic Coast Conference university)
    “The Baker Tilly team is smart and business savvy. They truly know the university environment and approach their work to gain clients’ respect and confidence.”
    – Director of Risk Management of a Division I private institution
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    e-Book: Enhancing student experience and support

    Aligning student and institution success: Does your institution pass the test?

    Learn how colleges and universities can effectively position themselves to support student success and mitigate possible risks associated with the complex culture of college and university settings, all within the context of achieving fiscal resiliency.

    “Our internal audit seamlessly collaborated with Baker Tilly’s higher education specialists to review and evaluate the athletic business office’s internal controls, focusing on budgeting, expense management and performance commitments.”
    – Chief Audit Executive of a Division I Atlantic Coast Conference university
    “I’ve worked with a number of consultants with the ‘we’re going to save you’ attitude but with Baker Tilly, the approach was ‘we’re in this with you and will work it out.’ All of their actions and communications were very clear.”
    – Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration of a Division I Big West Conference university