DIII surveys membership on potential name, image and likeness legislative concepts

Division III presidents and chancellors, athletics directors, conference commissioners and national Student-Athlete Advisory Committee members shared their opinions through an online survey on potential legislative concepts surrounding name, image and likeness.

Division II drafts name, image and likeness legislative proposals

The Division II Legislation Committee on Tuesday recommended several legislative proposals for the division that would permit student-athletes to benefit from their name, image and likeness.

DI Board of Directors and Presidential Forum discuss future of division

The Division I Board of Directors and Division I Presidential Forum discussed this week how to best support schools, student-athletes and incoming student-athletes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

NIL reforms for student-athletes stressed at Senate subcommittee hearing

NCAA President Mark Emmert and other witnesses at a U.S. Senate hearing today stressed the importance of developing fair approaches for student-athletes to utilize their name, image and likeness while protecting the integrity of college sports within higher education.

Name, Image, Likeness

In college sports, every new year brings the promise of a new season, a new chance at a title run and new college degrees to celebrate. But this year also promises a larger conversation that will shape the college sports world as it continues to turn.

NCAA statement on Senate working group

“The NCAA, its member schools and conferences are committed to enhancing our rules while providing the best educational and athletic experience for our student-athletes. We know that continuing our modernization of rules will require some...

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.

NCAA statement on Gov. Newsom signing SB 206

As a membership organization, the NCAA agrees changes are needed to continue to support student-athletes, but improvement needs to happen on a national level through the NCAA’s rules-making process.

NCAA responds to California Senate Bill 206

The NCAA Board of Governors sent a letter Wednesday to California Gov. Gavin Newsom, making clear its belief that this bill would wipe out the distinction between college and professional athletics and eliminate the element of fairness that supports all of college sports.


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