Bill Rasmussen '54 to Address Princeton Sports Symposium

Bill Rasmussen '54 to Address Princeton Sports Symposium

December 4, 2008

Bill Rasmussen Color.jpgDecember 4, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. — Bill Rasmussen, founder of College Fanz Sports Network and ESPN and 1954 graduate of DePauw University, will be among the presenters at Friday's 2008 Princeton University Sports Symposium. The event, which is free and open to the public, will bring together sports business professionals, marketing executives, college athletic leaders and students.

"The third annual symposium is intended to help students and sports professionals learn more about the sports industry, and provide a forum for sports professionals to attract potential future leaders," notes an announcement. "Organizations represented at the event will include: the Breeders' Cup Limited, Canadian Football League, Comcast SportsNet, CNBC, ESPN, IMG, Ladies Professional Golf Association, National Basketball Association, Proskauer Rose, Sports Illustrated and USA Boxing.espn logo.jpg

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Rasmussen, who has been called the "George Washington of ESPN," visited the Princeton Entrepreneurship Club in September. Learn more about him in this recent article.