National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a voluntary association of approximately 1,200 institutions, organizations, and individuals committed to the administration and regulation of intercollegiate athletics. The history of the NCAA spans a little over one century. While the NCAA is neither the first nor the only intercollegiate athletic association, it is the largest collegiate athletic association in the world and arguably the most influential. This entry looks at the organization and key issues it faces.
George J. Petersen
See also Title IX and Athletics
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- Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681.