NCAA takes another step towards new constitution to govern college sports

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The NCAA took another step towards establishing a new constitution to govern college sports.

The board of governors unanimously agreed Thursday to accept the final recommendations from the constitutional committee, which was tasked with proposing a new governance model.

The new constitution would give each of the three NCAA divisions more freedom in governing themselves and would emphasize student-athletes’ physical and mental well-being.

The entire membership will vote on whether to adopt the new 20-page constitution at the 2022 NCAA convention January 20th. If approved, the new model would take effect August 1st.


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