Gerald R. Ford Award

Jackie Joyner-Kersee named 2019 Ford Award recipient

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is the 2019 recipient of the NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award, which honors an individual who has provided significant leadership as an advocate for college sports.

NCAA to honor Robin Roberts with Ford Award

Robin Roberts has been named the 2018 recipient of the NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award, which honors an individual who has provided significant leadership as an advocate for college sports.

Grant Hill to receive NCAA Ford Award

Grant Hill has been named the 2017 recipient of the NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award, which honors an individual who has provided significant leadership as an advocate for college sports.

2016 NCAA President's Gerald R. Ford Award winner: Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice is currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution; and a professor...

NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award

Gerald R. Ford at the University of Michigan in 1933 The award, named in recognition of former President Gerald Ford, honors an individual who has provided significant leadership as an advocate for intercollegiate athletics on a continuous...

Harrison to receive Ford Award

Longtime Committee on Academic Performance chair Walter Harrison will receive the 2015 Gerald R. Ford Award.

Andrews named recipient of Ford Award

Dr. James Andrews, internationally known for his skills in orthopedic surgery as well as scientific and clinic research of the knee, shoulder and elbow injuries, has been selected to receive the NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award at the 2014 NCAA Convention in San Diego.

Lopiano to receive NCAA's Ford Award

By Gary Brown Donna Lopiano, a steadfast proponent of equality and fairness in sports, has been selected to receive the NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award at the 2013 NCAA Convention. Lopiano, an educator, former coach, longtime...

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