Statement from Knight Commission Co-Chairmen, William E. “Brit” Kirwan and R. Gerald Turner:
College sports lost a friend and strong leader in the passing of Myles Brand. The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics is saddened by the loss and remembers Dr. Brand for his spirited commitment to academic reform.
Dr. Brand tackled tough issues with courage and tenacity. We celebrate his achievements in spurring real change to enhance the educational experience of college athletes.
The NCAA’s website features a tribute to Myles Brand: “NCAA Myles Brand: A Legacy of Leadership”