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Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) Meeting

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  1. Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) Meeting Big Ten (Twelve) Conference Offices Chicago, Illinois January 21-23, 2011

  2. COIA History • Emerged in 2002 as an alliance of faculty senates from NCAA FBS schools whose mission is to provide a national faculty voice on intercollegiate sports issues. • Currently, 57 of the 115 FBS schools are members

  3. COIA Policy Papers • A Framework for Comprehensive Athletics Reform (2003) • Campus Athletics Governance: The Faculty Role, Principles, Proposed Rules, and Guidelines (2004) • Academic Integrity in Intercollegiate Athletics: Principles, Rules, and Best Practices (2005) • Framing the Future, Reforming Intercollegiate Athletics (2007)

  4. 2011 COIA Speakers • Graham Spanier, President, Penn State • Jim Delany, Commissioner, Big Ten Conference • Jim Phillips, Northwestern AD • Vince Ille, Associate AD Illinois • Susan Young, CFO, Associate AD, Illinois • Jeff Bolin, FAR, Purdue • Mark Emmert, president, NCAA • Diane Dickman , NCAA • Amy Perko, executive director, Knight Commission • Chad Hawley, Associate Commissioner, Big Ten Conference

  5. 2011 COIA Conference Issues Raised • Fiscal Reform • Compliance • Faculty Role • Initial Eligibility • Academic Standards • Transfers

  6. 2011 COIA Actions Taken Vote to support in principle/concept the recommendations made by the Knight Commission in “Restoring the Balance: Dollars, Values, and the Future of College Sports” • Requiring greater transparency, including better measures to compare athletics spending to academic spending • Transparency • Make NCAA financial reports public • Publish additional information about long-term debt and capital spending • Report annually on growth rates in academic and athletic spending • Strengthened Oversight • Reform the NCAA Division 1 certification process • Strengthen accreditation • Reinforce board responsibilities.

  7. 2011 COIA Actions Taken Vote to support in principle/concept the recommendations made by the Knight Commission in “Restoring the Balance: Dollars, Values, and the Future of College Sports” • Rewarding practices that make academic values a priority • Strengthening eligibility standards for participation in championships • Distributing revenues according to educational values and priorities • Change revenue distribution formulas to prioritized educational values over winning • Academic-Athletics balance fund

  8. 2011 COIA Actions Taken Vote to support in principle/concept the recommendations made by the Knight Commission in “Restoring the Balance: Dollars, Values, and the Future of College Sports” • Treating college athletes as students first and foremost – not as professionals • Ensuring that athletes are students first by limiting intrusions on academic responsibilities and limiting commercial activities • Structure all postseason competitions to benefit and protect student-athletes • Reduce length of seasons and number of events • Prevent use of athletes’ identities to promotion commercial entities or products

  9. 2011 COIA Actions Taken Vote to support in principle/concept the recommendations made by the Knight Commission in “Restoring the Balance: Dollars, Values, and the Future of College Sports” • Curbing the trends toward professionalization of athletics staffing devoted to athletic development • Enforce current coaching limitations • Establish new rules on the number of non-coaching personnel. • Coaches’ compensation • Examining scholarship offerings to assess whether costs can be reduced without eliminating equitable participation opportunities for men and women

  10. 2011 COIA Actions Taken Vote to support in principle/concept and encourage the NCAA to pursue changes for two-year colleges and transfers • Qualifiers & Nonqualifiers • Raise GPA gap from 2.00 to 2.50 • PE limit of two credits to transfer (currently can be up to 12) • Nonqualifiers • Core requirements of three math, three English, and three science (adds science) • Eliminate three semester/four quarter full-time attendance requirement • A year of “academic readiness” – practice but not play (NCAA clock would not start this year)

  11. 2011 COIA Meeting • Request that member schools’ Faculty Senates vote to support the Knight Commission “Restoring the Balance: Dollars, Values, and the Future of College Sports” recommendations and • Vote to support the NCAA proposed rule changes for two-year colleges.