Board of Governors

Board of Governors endorses catastrophic injury guidelines

The NCAA’s top governing board has unanimously endorsed comprehensive recommendations for the prevention of catastrophic injury and death.

Board of Governors Diversity and Inclusion Programming Impact

In January 2016, the NCAA Board of Governors adopted a resolution to promote diversity and inclusion in athletics. In response to research findings on the barriers faced by ethnic minorities in the industry, the Association began a push to enhance the pipeline for racial diversity in coaching and athletics administration.

NCAA to add independent members to top board

For the first time, leaders from outside higher education will join college and university presidents on the board that sets the direction for the future of college sports. Representatives from schools and conferences in all three NCAA divisions came together Thursday for a historic vote aimed at increasing objectivity and adding fresh perspectives to the NCAA Board of Governors, the Association’s highest-ranking governance body.

Board of Governors endorses coaches’ credentialing pilot

The NCAA Board of Governors voted Wednesday to endorse a pilot coaches’ credentialing program. The Association will collaborate with the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association to enhance coaches’ education and professional development on a variety of topics. The basketball pilot will inform potential efforts to extend the credentialing program to other sports.

National SAAC Statements of Support

The national Student-Athlete Advisory Committees for Divisions I, II and III have spoken in support of the Board of Governors’ proposal to add five independent members. The groups discussed the proposal at their recent meetings and adopted...

New committee to examine sports wagering

Reflecting the NCAA’s continued commitment to student-athlete well-being and protecting the integrity of competition, the Association’s top governing board voted this week to establish a membership committee to address the expansion of legalized sports wagering.

NCAA supports federal sports wagering regulation

To ensure integrity in sport, the NCAA supports a federal model addressing legalized gambling and has suspended its championship host policy related to sports wagering.

Joint Statement of the NCAA Board of Governors and Division I Board of Directors

During its January meetings, the NCAA Board of Governors and the Division I Board of Directors discussed the ongoing work of the Commission on College Basketball — an independent commission chaired by Condoleezza Rice. Both boards affirm...

Board vows swift action on basketball commission’s recommendations

The NCAA Board of Governors committed this week to moving quickly with significant financial resources and timely action to implement the forthcoming recommendations from the Commission on College Basketball, an independent group chaired by Condoleezza Rice.


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