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Media Advisory: Knight Commission’s Dec. 5 Meeting to Address the Future of FBS Football

Session Summary and Panelist bios For Public Release November 9, 2022 Media Inquiries: Steve Delsohn: steve@delsohn.com On Monday, December 5, 2022, at The Intercontinental, Washington, DC -The Wharf, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics will hold a public session exploring potential changes to the governance of FBS Football and the oversized impact of the sport on

Knight Commission’s May 16 Meeting to Assess and Recommend Improvements to NCAA Revenue Distribution to Close Gender and Racial Equity Gaps

The press release, video, and other materials related to this public meeting are available here. Meeting Resources: Session Summary and Panelist bios Digital Tool Kit Slide Deck: Altering NCAA Revenue Distribution To Correct for Racial Inequity On Monday, May 16, 2022, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics will meet

NCAA Convention Forum: Recording and Materials

On January 20, 2022, members of the Knight Commission provided an overview of its proposed financial C.A.R.E. Model at the 2022 NCAA Convention. The proposed model would impact the distribution criteria and spending for more than $3.5 billion in annual Division I revenues to prioritize the recently approved NCAA Constitutional principles. Related Materials: Forum Slides

Knight Commission’s NCAA Convention Forum

Join us for the Knight Commission Forum: Remaking the NCAA, Beyond Constitutional Reform Thursday, January 20, 2022 8 – 9 am ET The Westin Indianapolis Capitol Ballroom III or Join Us Virtually Via Zoom Register Here Members of the Knight Commission will provide an overview of their groundbreaking recommendations for a new Division I financial

Knight Commission Recommends a New Governing Structure for the Sport of FBS Football

[NCAA would govern all other sports in reorganized Division I governance]

After a year-long examination, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics called today for major governance changes for Division I sports, proposing a new governing entity for the sport of football at the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) level, separate from the NCAA. The NCAA would govern all other sports in a reorganized Division I governance, and schools with FBS football programs would remain part of the NCAA in all other sports except football.

Knight Commission to Announce Major Recommendations to Transform the NCAA Division I Model

[Proposed reforms will culminate year-long examination of college sports]

On Thursday, Dec. 3, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics will release its recommendations for significant reform of the NCAA Division I model. The proposed reforms will be unveiled at the fourth and final virtual forum of the Knight Commission’s year-long examination of Division I, Transforming the NCAA D-I Model: A 4-Part Series.

Knight Commission to Release Major Survey of Division I Leaders at Forum on Oct. 13

[Results reveal campus leaders' views on pressing issues facing college sports and proposals for transformative change]

On Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics will release results of a groundbreaking survey of Division I campus leaders’ opinions on significant college sports reforms proposals, such as capping sports’ budgets and major reorganizations of the current Division I model. The reorganizations surveyed include creating a new NCAA division for Power 5 sports and separating FBS football into its own independent, operating entity.

Knight Commission to Seek Changes to How NCAA Distributes March Madness Revenue

[TODAY: Commission to discuss new analysis that highlights inequities in the annual NCAA distribution formula]

The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics today will propose in a virtual public session changes to the NCAA’s March Madness revenue distribution, which sends nearly $600 million to its 351 Division I schools every year. In addition to this direct funding to Division I schools, March Madness revenues support both NCAA operations and 90 national championships for 24 sports across all three membership divisions, which include more than 1,000 colleges and universities.