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Forbes: The Clock Is Ticking. The Time For NCAA Reform Is Here.

Karen Weaver of Forbes explains the Knight Commission has “successfully persuaded the NCAA to adopt significant, ‘education-centric’ changes” and quotes CEO Amy P. Perko. Read the full article here. If everything is truly up for discussion, there are plenty of good ideas from people who have been talking about true change for a long time,

Lincoln Journal Star: Chancellor Green discusses challenges in colleges and athletics

University of Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor Dr. Ronnie Green tells the Lincoln Journal Star he supports our proposal, Transforming the D-I Model. Read the full article here. “The third one is the whole idea of what is the structure of collegiate athletics going to be. The NCAA is under fire right now, folks. It really is,” said

The Athletic: How San Diego State has continued its success against the Pac-12, plus conference realignment and more: G5 Drive

The Athletic’s Chris Vannini utilizes the Knight Commission’s College Athletics Financial Information (CAFI) Database. Read the full Athletic article here. JMU has nice facilities and an athletics budget in the $50 million range, which would fit in the AAC, though it’s notable a huge chunk of that comes from student fees (more than $41 million

Knight Commission Releases New Report in its Transforming the D-I Model Series

[ Connecting Athletics Revenues with the Educational Model of College Sports (C.A.R.E. Model) ]

C.A.R.E. Model Report and Resources Page Note: In December 2023, principles 3 and 4 identified in this release below were consolidated into one principle: Incentives for Core Values of Education, Gender Equity, and Opportunity September 15, 2021—The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics today released a major proposal to require the NCAA, the College Football Playoff (CFP),

AP: ‘How is this guy still employed?’: NCAA’s Emmert a survivor

Ralph Russo of Associated Press quotes Knight Commission co-chair Nancy Zimpher on the need for change, citing the Transforming the NCAA D-I Model. Read the full AP article here. Nancy Zimpher, co-chair of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, said the university presidents who sit on the Board of Governors and other high-rankings bodies have

Knight Commission Sends Letter to NCAA Constitution Committee

On August 31, 2021, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics’ co-chairs sent a letter to Robert M. Gates, chair, NCAA Constitution Committee, in response to its open call for input on major structural and constitutional issues that will reshape the mission and role of the NCAA. The letter highlights that for nearly two years, the

Challenge Grants for Achieving Racial Equity in College Sports

The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics issued a call for proposals for research grants to advance the goals in its “Achieving Racial Equity in College Sports” report. In the report, the Commission called on universities, athletics conferences, the College Football Playoff (CFP) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to take decisive action to address policies and

Sports Illustrated: The SEC, NCAA and a Fight to Change College Sports

SI’s Ross Dellenger cites the Knight Commission’s October 2020 survey of college administrators and subsequent recommendations. Read the full article here. Last October, the Knight Commission released a sweeping survey in which it polled college administrators on two potential future NCAA models: (1) create a fourth division made up only of the 65 Power 5 teams; (2)