The Revised NCAA Division I Governance Structure After Three Years: A Scorecard



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Texas A&M Law Review


This Article will explore the development and certain key highlights of the redesigned governance process for NCAA Division I and discuss some of the early successes achieved via the new structure. In addition, the Article will also address certain challenges that remain in play with the new structure, and will include a particular focus on one specific area of concern-scholarship support in non-revenue sports. Although certain challenges continue to exist and more will no doubt appear on the horizon, the revamped governance structure provides a more effective and responsive means to govern DI athletics on behalf of student-athletes.



NCAA Division I Council, Faculty athletics representative, FAR, Football bowl subdivision, FBS, NCAA governance, Athletic scholarships


5 Tex. A&M L. Rev. 65