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2024 NACDA CONVENTION PRESENTATION – “House Case Impact: Blueprints for the Future of Division I”

The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics presented a 60-minute session to explore solutions and the many questions that require answers for ALL Division I institutions to move forward in a post-House case landscape. Related Materials: Session Slides (PDF) C.A.R.E. Champion Grant Information Fixing NCAA Revenue Distribution and Settlement Payment Plan Video Recording Session Panelists/Presenters: Janet

Knight Commission Announces Three New Members

Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics Co-Chairs Len Elmore and Pam Bernard announced the addition of three new members. Charles Olson joined in January and new members, Beth Brooke and Kim Ng, begin their four-year terms this spring. “As Division I sports undergo their most dynamic period of change in history, we look forward to having

Knight Commission Responds to NCAA’s Project D1 Proposals

  Knight Commission’s April 16, 2024, Letter and Supplement to NCAA on Project D1 Project D1 advances some essential and potentially groundbreaking proposals to promote and protect college athlete well-being. At the same time, the Knight Commission believes that some promising Project D1 proposals may have unintended consequences that could limit athletic opportunities and that

Statement on NCAA Revenue Distribution and Gender Inequities

As the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Final Four tips off this coming weekend with record-breaking tournament viewership, it’s more important than ever for the NCAA to fix its glaring gender inequity in revenue distribution: Remarkably, the NCAA still rewards schools and conferences for tournament wins and participation for only men’s basketball teams. The Knight

C.A.R.E. Model Conference Grant Application Resources

C.A.R.E. Model Application Process and Conference Expectations Submit Application Implementation Resources for DI Conferences – April 2024 PDF for DI conferences that distribute less than $100 million PDF for DI conferences that distribute more than $100 million FAQ Other C.A.R.E. Model Resources

C.A.R.E. Model Conference Grant Application Process and Conference Expectations

C.A.R.E. Model Implementation Resources (updated April 2024) C.A.R.E. Model Grant Application Resources (February 2024) C.A.R.E. Model Release (Sept. 2021) C.A.R.E. Model Report and Resources On November 17, 2023, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics announced the launch of a C.A.R.E. Model Conference Grant program, providing grants from a pool of $100,000 in 2024 to Division I Conferences

Implementation template for D-I Conferences

Implementation Resources for DI Conferences – updated April 2024 PDF for DI conferences that distribute less than $100 million PDF for DI conferences that distribute more than $100 million

C.A.R.E. Model Conference Grant Application FAQ

1.    What is the purpose of the C.A.R.E. Model Conference Grant program? A new financial framework is needed to ensure that Division I shared athletics revenues are used to directly support the educational mission of college sports. This C.A.R.E. Model is created for conferences and national entities to bolster accountability and ensure that both the