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Task force members named to oversee Penn State endowment fund

An NCAA-created national task force will oversee an endowment funded by the $60 million fine imposed on Penn State. All funds from the fine will follow the endowment guidelines established by the Child Sexual Abuse Endowment Task Force and flow to programs designed to prevent child sexual abuse or assist the victims of child sexual abuse nationwide.

NCAA statement on Penn State’s fine and the endowment that will be established

“The endowment will benefit external programs across the country that help prevent child sexual abuse or assist victims of abuse. We are currently finalizing the details on how the endowment will be administered. We will post details to...

Former Sen. Mitchell selected as Penn State athletics integrity monitor

The NCAA today selected former U.S. Senator George Mitchell as the independent Athletics Integrity Monitor at Penn State. Mitchell’s five-year appointment begins immediately. As Athletics Integrity Monitor, Mitchell will evaluate Penn...

Penn State failures draw unprecedented NCAA sanctions

By perpetuating a "football first" culture that ultimately enabled serial child sexual abuse to occur, The Pennsylvania State University leadership failed to value and uphold institutional integrity, resulting in a breach of the NCAA...

NCAA Authority to Act

NCAA Constitution References | Board Executive Committee Motion The Executive Committee acts on behalf of the entire Association and implements policies to resolve core issues, pursuant to its authority under the NCAA constitution and...

Penn State football student-athletes allowed easier transfers

Due to the unprecedented nature of the Penn State sanctions, the NCAA will provide appropriate and immediate relief of some NCAA rules for all eligible football student-athletes who wish to transfer to another school. Several Division I...

NCAA Constitution References

2.1 Scope of Responsibility. The institution's responsibility for the conduct of its intercollegiate athletics program includes responsibility for the actions of its staff members and for the actions of any other individual or organization...

Penn State Press Conference Remarks

Executive Committee Chair, Oregon State President Ed Ray The historically unprecedented actions by the NCAA today are warranted by the conspiracy of silence that was maintained at the highest levels of the university in reckless and...

Penn State Sanctions

$60 million fine. The NCAA imposes a $60 million fine, equivalent to the approximate average of one year's gross revenues from the Penn State football program, to be paid over a five-year period beginning in 2012 into an endowment for...

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