Board of Governors

Requirements for Each Division Related to the Conduct of Fall Sports and Championships: FAQs

This frequently asked questions document was developed in support of the NCAA Board of Governors’ recent direction related to the membership’s safeguarding of student-athlete well-being, scholarships and eligibility and its corresponding...

Robert Gates appointed to Board of Governors

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Robert Gates has been appointed to serve as one of five independent members on the NCAA Board of Governors.

Board directs each division to safeguard student-athlete well-being, scholarships and eligibility

The NCAA Board of Governors has directed schools and conferences to meet specific requirements if they are to conduct NCAA fall sports during the preseason, regular season and postseason. Further, each division is directed to determine its...

President Emmert’s statement on fall championships discussion

“Today the Board of Governors and I agreed that we must continue to thoughtfully and aggressively monitor health conditions around the country and the implementation of the COVID-19 guidelines we issued last week. The health and well-being...

NCAA Board of Governors expands Confederate flag policy to all championships

The NCAA Board of Governors has expanded the Association’s Confederate flag policy to prevent any NCAA championship events from being played in states where the symbol has a prominent presence. The policy previously barred the awarding of...

Coleman reappointed to Board of Governors

The Association’s top governing body has reappointed Mary Sue Coleman, president of the Association of American Universities, to an additional term of service.

Board of Governors expands sexual violence policy

The NCAA Board of Governors, the Association’s top governing body, has expanded its existing Association-wide campus sexual violence policy.

Board of Governors moves toward allowing student-athlete compensation for endorsements and promotions

At its meeting this week, the Board of Governors supported rule changes to allow student-athletes to receive compensation for third-party endorsements both related to and separate from athletics.

2020 NCAA Financial FAQs

What can NCAA members expect for distributions this year? The Board of Governors voted to distribute $225 million to Division I members. Of those funds, $53.6 million will be distributed through the Equal Conference Fund, which is split...

NCAA presidents set revised financial distribution to support college athletes

In response to the cancellation of all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships, the Board of Governors voted unanimously to distribute $225 million in June to Division I members to specifically focus on supporting college athletes.


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