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What is the retreat?

The presidential retreat will focus on three overarching areas: continued expectations for student-athlete academic success; fiscal sustainability in Division I, and fortifying the integrity of the enterprise. Read more.

Retreat Q&A

Why now for this presidential retreat? What do you hope to accomplish? And why work outside of the existing governance structure? Read President Emmert’s answers, in his own words here.

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Publish date: Jul 19, 2011

Presidential retreat attendees

The following individuals have been invited to the August 9-10 Division I presidential retreat in Indianapolis. The includes members of the NCAA Board of Directors, the Presidential Advisory Group, chairs of the Divisions II and III Presidents Councils, other presidents, commissioners, athletics directors, faculty athletics representatives and a senior woman administrator. 



Michael Adams

University of Georgia

Stan Albrecht

Utah State University

James Ammons

Florida A&M University

Guy Bailey

Texas Tech University

Charles Bantz

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

James Barker

Clemson University

William Beauchamp

University of Portland

Gene Block

University of California, Los Angeles

Drew Bogner

Molloy College

John Bravman

Bucknell University

John Broderick

Old Dominion University

James Bultman

Hope College

Nancy Cantor

Syracuse University

John DeGioia

Georgetown University

Greg Dell'Omo

Robert Morris University

Philip Dubois

University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Gordon Gee

The Ohio State University

Judy Genshaft

University of South Florida

Milton A. Gordon

California State University, Fullerton

Joanne Glasser

Bradley University

Walter Harrison

University of Hartford

William Harvey

Hampton University

Nathan Hatch

Wake Forest University

John Hennessy

Stanford University

Susan Herbst

University of Connecticut

John Hitt

University of Central Florida

David Hopkins

Wright State University

John Hurley

Canisius College

Mark Keenum

Mississippi State University

William Kirwan

University System of Maryland

Penelope Kyle

Radford University

William Leahy

Boston College

Bernie Machen

University of Florida

Sidney McPhee

Middle Tennessee State University

Michael McRobbie

Indiana University

William Meehan

Jacksonville State University

Ann Millner

Weber State University

Harris Pastides

University of South Carolina

Kenneth Peacock

Appalachian State University

Harvey Perlman

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

John Peters

Northern Illinois University

Bill Powers

University of Texas at Austin

Edward Ray

Oregon State University

Kerry Romesburg

Jacksonville University

David Schmidly

University of New Mexico

Kirk Schulz

Kansas State University

Donna Shalala

University of Miami

Lou Anna Simon

Michigan State University

Graham Spanier

Pennsylvania State University

Holden Thorp

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Steadman Upham

University of Tulsa

Randall Webb

Northwestern State University

Timothy White

University of California, Riverside

Michael Young

University of Washington


Athletic Directors

Scott Barnes Utah State University
Jean Lenti Ponsetto DePaul University
Judy Rose University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Kevin White Duke University


Josephine Potuto University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Faculty Representatives

Alan Hauser Appalachian State University


Julie Hermann University of Louisville


Dan Beebe Big 12 Conference
Karl Benson Western Athletic Conference
Ted Gumbart Atlantic Sun Conference
Thomas Yeager Colonial Athletic Association

NCAA Leadership Council

Mike Alden University of Missouri

NCAA Legislative Council

Carolyn Campbell-McGovern Ivy League