Board of Governors

Presidents called to sign diversity pledge

Presidents and chancellors are encouraged to sign a diversity and inclusion pledge, committing to ethnic and racial diversity and gender equity in hiring practices.

Board urges legislation to address sexual violence

The NCAA’s top governing board directed divisional leaders to consider legislation addressing incidents of sexual violence.

Georgia Tech president to chair board

The NCAA Board of Governors, the highest governing body of the NCAA, selected Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson on Wednesday as its chair.

NCAA championship host cities must submit non-discrimination details by Aug. 12

Cities interested in hosting future NCAA championships are being asked to specifically outline how they will protect participants and spectators from discrimination.

Board of Governors approves anti-discrimination process for championships bids

The NCAA Board of Governors on Wednesday took steps to protect participants and spectators from discrimination at NCAA events. At its quarterly meeting in Indianapolis, the board adopted a new requirement for hosting or bidding on NCAA events in all divisions — from the Men’s and Women’s Final Fours to educational events such as leadership development conferences — to demonstrate how they will provide an environment that is safe, healthy, and free of discrimination, plus safeguards the dignity of everyone involved in the event.

Board of Governors approves $200 million distribution to DI members

The NCAA’s highest-ranking membership committee on Thursday announced it would release additional financial assistance to support programs that benefit student-athletes in Division I. The NCAA Board of Governors approved a supplemental distribution of $200 million to Division I schools, which must be used explicitly in ways that benefit student-athletes.

Board of Governors calls for renewed commitment to values of diversity, inclusion

The NCAA’s commitment to fostering a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion in athletics was bolstered Tuesday when the NCAA Board of Governors unanimously approved a resolution to further commit the Association to those values.

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