Board of Governors

New subcommittee to tackle issues of diversity, inclusion

The NCAA Board of Governors formed a permanent subcommittee to provide consistent vigilance on issues of diversity and inclusion in hiring practices.

DI to distribute revenue based on academics

For the first time, a portion of Division I revenue will be distributed to member schools based on the academic achievement of student-athletes. The change, approved by both the Division I Board of Directors and the NCAA’s Board of Governors, will begin with the 2019-20 academic year.

NCAA convenes commission on sexual violence

A commission appointed by the NCAA’s highest-ranking board gathered Tuesday in a daylong meeting aimed at establishing the commission’s role as the NCAA works to combat sexual violence on college campuses.

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.

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