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To speed reform, Knight Commission calls for more transparency in college basketball

For Public Release May 22, 2019 Media Inquiries: Fred Frommer fred.frommer@deweysquare.com; 202.744.9273 Photos are available here. Videos are available here.   Agenda and list of meeting participants available here. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics today discussed a series of recent reforms made in response to the men’s college basketball scandal and urged the

Media Advisory: Knight Commission’s May 22 Meeting to Address Major Changes and Challenges in College Basketball 

For Public Release May 1, 2019  Media Inquiries: Fred Frommer, fred.frommer@deweysquare.com 202-744-9273 To RSVP: Travis Reuther, travis.reuther@deweysquare.com 202-879-5594 MEDIA ADVISORY Knight Commission’s May 22 Meeting to Address Major Changes and Challenges in College Basketball  On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics will hear from a variety of panelists who will discuss

Knight Commission Unveils New College Sports Financial Database

For Release:  March 7, 2019 Media Inquiries: Fred Frommer fred.frommer@deweysquare.com; 202.744.9273 Revamped data tool provides innovative look at how NCAA Division I institutions make and spend money in college sports Washington, D.C. — In an effort to inject more financial transparency into college sports, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics has unveiled a revamped and

Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics Statement on NCAA Action to Add Independent Directors to the NCAA Board of Governors

The Knight Commission applauds the vote by NCAA member colleges and universities to add five independent directors to the NCAA’s highest governing board. The Commission first recommended in 2013 that the NCAA take this step, and it reiterated and expanded this recommendation last year in response to the men’s basketball scandal – urging that both

The Legacy and Lessons of the Godmother of Title IX

On January 5, Bernice Resnick Sandler, known as the godmother of Title IX, died at the age of 90. Knight Commission co-chairs Arne Duncan and Carol Cartwright honor her legacy and highlight the lessons college sports reformers can learn from her tireless efforts in this January 14 tribute on ESPNw.com: The legacy and lessons of

Knight Commission Urges Financial Transparency of Shoe and Apparel Income and Certified Training for Coaches

For Public Release Oct. 29, 2018 Media Inquiries: Fred Frommer fred.frommer@deweysquare.com; 202.744.9273 Photos available.  Videos and presentation materials available. Agenda and list of meeting participants available here. Washington, D.C. — In the wake of last week’s felony convictions for pay-to-play college basketball schemes, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics today pressed the NCAA to establish

Knight Commission Announces New Membership Appointments of Eric Barron, Pam Bernard, Michael Crow, Jacques McClendon, and Jill Pilgrim

Knight Foundation CEO Alberto Ibargüen and Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics Co-Chairs Carol Cartwright and Arne Duncan have announced the appointment of five new members to the Commission: Eric Barron, Pamela J. Bernard, Michael M. Crow, Jacques McClendon, and Jill Pilgrim. “This diverse group of new members brings a range of life experiences and exceptional

Knight Commission’s Oct. 29 Meeting Features Athletics Oversight Guidelines, USA Basketball and Coaching Certification Initiatives

For Public Release October 9, 2018  Media Inquiries: Fred Frommer, fred.frommer@deweysquare.com 202-744-9273 To RSVP: Travis Reuther, travis.reuther@deweysquare.com 202-879-5594 MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT:  The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics continues its push for greater reforms, particularly changes that will better prepare coaches for their roles in the development of student-athletes. The NCAA recently adopted changes recommended by