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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.

NCAA Board of Governors seeking independent member

The NCAA is seeking nominations for an independent member of the NCAA Board of Governors. Current member Mary Sue Coleman, president of the Association of American Universities, completes her one-year transitional term this fall.

Board of Governors starts process to enhance name, image and likeness opportunities

In the Association’s continuing efforts to support college athletes, the NCAA’s top governing board voted unanimously to permit students participating in athletics the opportunity to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness in a manner consistent with the collegiate model.

Questions and Answers on Name, Image and Likeness

What is the latest development on name, image and likeness rules for student-athletes? The NCAA Board of Governors took another important step forward at its April 28, 2020 meeting by outlining specific categories in which student-athletes...

Board of Governors reaffirms sports wagering rules, discusses player availability reporting

The NCAA Board of Governors has reaffirmed its support of current NCAA rules prohibiting student-athletes and university administrators from wagering on sports or providing information to others who are associated with sports wagering. It also determined that player availability reporting is not a viable option at this time.


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