Board of Governors

Board gives $12.5 million more to concussion research

The NCAA’s top governing board unanimously approved $12.5 million in additional funding for the most comprehensive clinical study of concussion and head impact exposure ever conducted.

NCAA Board of Governors Policy on Campus Sexual Violence

Preamble. Resources In the first full year of the policy, the following schools attested that they have followed the above requirements of the policy: Download the NCAA Board of Governors Policy on Campus Sexual Violence Policy FAQ The...

Board adopts sexual violence policy

Coaches, college athletes and athletics administrators are now required to complete education each year in sexual violence prevention.

Board sets NCAA health and safety agenda

The NCAA Board of Governors on Tuesday formally ratified the Association-wide health and safety agenda by building on the cutting-edge work of the NCAA Sport Science Institute and the Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports.

NCAA Commission to Combat Campus Sexual Violence

The NCAA Commission to Combat Campus Sexual Violence was created in 2016 by the NCAA Board of Governors to proactively examine issues and propose solutions related to what athletics departments, conferences and the national Association...

New subcommittee to tackle issues of diversity, inclusion

The NCAA Board of Governors formed a permanent subcommittee to provide consistent vigilance on issues of diversity and inclusion in hiring practices.

DI to distribute revenue based on academics

For the first time, a portion of Division I revenue will be distributed to member schools based on the academic achievement of student-athletes. The change, approved by both the Division I Board of Directors and the NCAA’s Board of Governors, will begin with the 2019-20 academic year.

NCAA convenes commission on sexual violence

A commission appointed by the NCAA’s highest-ranking board gathered Tuesday in a daylong meeting aimed at establishing the commission’s role as the NCAA works to combat sexual violence on college campuses.

Presidents called to sign diversity pledge

Presidents and chancellors are encouraged to sign a diversity and inclusion pledge, committing to ethnic and racial diversity and gender equity in hiring practices.

Board urges legislation to address sexual violence

The NCAA’s top governing board directed divisional leaders to consider legislation addressing incidents of sexual violence.


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