Committed to Change

Statement from NCAA leaders on college basketball reforms

Listen to the press call: This week, we delivered on a promise made just months ago to make profound and meaningful changes to college basketball. Ultimately, these decisions will support the success of student-athletes both on and off the...

Adding Public voices

Updated Aug. 8, 2018 Public members not affiliated with the NCAA or member schools will join the NCAA Board of Governors to bring fresh perspectives and independent judgment. Pending adoption at the NCAA Convention in January, five...

Stronger accountability, penalties

Updated Aug. 8, 2018 To deter future violations, presidents, coaches and staff have stronger, clearer accountability expectations and face increased penalties if they break the rules. Changes include: Stronger president and chancellor...

More efficient, binding enforcement system

Updated Aug. 8, 2018 New responsibilities and obligations solidify effective and fair enforcement of NCAA rules. Changes include: Responsibility to cooperate As a term of employment, school presidents and athletics staff must commit...

Independent investigators and decision-makers

Changes to the investigations and infractions process create independent groups to prevent conflicts of interest. Cases deemed complex will be eligible for this independent process. Examples of complex cases include alleged violations of...

Minimizing harmful outside influences

Updated Aug. 8, 2018 New rules reduce the leverage of harmful outside influences on high school recruits and college student-athletes. Changes include: Certification of youth basketball events Basketball-related events for high school...

Flexibility for going pro and getting a degree

Updated Sep. 20, 2018 Basketball student-athletes have more freedom and flexibility to decide about going pro or getting a college education, and they can receive financial assistance if they leave school early and wish to return later to...

Board of Governors actions

The NCAA Board of Governors on Tuesday (Aug. 7) endorsed a pair of legislative proposals consistent with recommendations from the Commission on College Basketball. A working group composed of NCAA members formulated the Association-wide...

Subscribe to RSS - Committed to Change