Creator: Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics.
Collection number: 4687
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Abstract: The Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics (Knight Commission) was established in 1989 with the purpose of drafting a reform agenda for the administration of intercollegiate sports. The Commission was dissolved in February 1996. Records of the Knight Commission include correspondence of Commission members with individuals and corporations involved in intercollegiate athletics and letters to the Commission from interested citizens; transcripts of Knight Commission meetings, notes taken by governors, and master copies of briefing books distributed at the meetings; personal files of Commission members; various reports and memoranda on intercollegiate athletics commissioned by the Knight Foundation and other organizations; bills paid by the Knight Commission; drafts and final versions of Knight Commission reports; videotapes, DVDs, and audiotapes of advertising and news coverage relating to the Knight Commission’s work and to college athletics generally; and other items relating to the Knight Commission’s work. Included are many items relating to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and to other collegiate sports organizations.
Repository: Southern Historical Collection