City Club 01.14.05: Dr. Myles Brand - President, National Collegiate Athletic Association

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 12/27/2004 - 17:43.
01/14/2005 - 12:00

> Dr. Myles Brand

Friday, January 14, 2005 12:00 PM

Dr. Myles Brand
President, National Collegiate Athletic Association

Sponsor: The Thomas F. and Marguerite B. Campbell Endowed Forum


of the NCAA since January 2003, Dr. Myles Brand, a life-long academic,
will discuss the importance of colleges and universities finding a
healthy balance between sports programs and academic life, sports as an
integral component of the school's success by creating alumni
connections and school spirit, and the necessity of sports programs to
uphold their integrity in order to protect their fundamental

From 1994 to 2002, Brand was president of Indiana University, where
he oversaw the largest single privatization effort in the institution’s
history--the consolidation of two hospitals. He also helped the
university become a national leader in information technology and led
the largest and most successful endowment campaign in its history.

Brand also served as president at the University of Oregon from
1989 to 1994, in several administrative posts at Ohio State University,
University of Arizona, University of Illinois at Chicago and University
of Pittsburgh, and as chair of the board of directors of the
Association of American Universities, 1999-2000. He earned his Ph.D. in
philosophy from the University of Rochester in 1967.


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