The National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) established itself 55 years ago as the pioneer of organized recreation primarily for colleges and universities. Founded in 1950 at Dillard University in New Orleans by 20 African-American male and female intramural directors from 11 Historically Black Colleges, NIRSA began as the National Intramural Association (NIA). Dr. William Wasson convened the initial meeting in New Orleans, served as NIA's first president, and is revered as...See more