National Survey of
Conducted March 27-28, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* This week, a federal labor relations board ruled that football players at Northwestern University are school employees and therefore can unionize. Do you favor or oppose allowing college athletes to unionize?
2* How likely is it that sports teams at other colleges and universities will seek to unionize – Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely or not at all likely
3* If colleges have to enter in collective bargaining with student athletes, will that be good or bad for college athletics? Or will it have no impact?
4* If college athletes are employees who can unionize, should any scholarships they receive be considered taxable income?
5* Many schools earn sizable amounts of money as a result of their athletic programs. Should student athletes be paid a share of this money?
6* Should colleges and universities be required to make sure student athletes graduate with a degree?
7* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable opinion of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, known most familiarly as the NCAA?
8* How would you rate the job the NCAA does policing college athletics – excellent, good, fair or poor?
9* Some big-time college sports programs make a lot of money for their schools. When it comes to recruiting top players, how many big-time programs break the rules on a regular basis?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence