College presidents urge full labor board to reject ruling to let scholarship athletes unionize

  • by: TOM RAUM , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 3, 2014 - 6:20 PM

WASHINGTON — Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football program as exemplifying the university's integration of athletics and education.

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