This topical essay addresses the need for increased research related to the 2022-2023 iteration of conference realignment in college athletics. Namely, the essay provides a brief background on the massive shifts in major conferences beginning in the 2024-2025 school year. It suggests possible areas of inquiry for interested researchers that would provide benefit to academics, practitioners, and stakeholders of college athletics.
Havard, Cody T.; Ryan, Timothy D.; Hutchinson, Michael; and Fuller, Rhema D.
"The Curious Case of Conference Realignment: A Call to Action for Research,"
Findings in Sport, Hospitality, Entertainment, and Event Management: Vol. 3, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.memphis.edu/finsheem/vol3/iss1/5