This week the Michael L. Buckner Law Firm continues its weekly summary of the biggest news stories in NCAA compliance and enforcement. Below are the top stories for this past week.
Takeaway: The University of Colorado has taken an innovative approach on posting rules-education materials with a series called “Tips for the Toilet.”
Takeaway: The University of Central Florida appeared before the NCAA Committee on Infractions this past Friday for violations involving the institution’s football and basketball programs. Former athletic director Keith Tribble was also in attendance after allegedly violating the NCAA’s ethical conduct legislation.
Takeaway: The University of Toledo is being punished by the NCAA for their low APR rate after failing to meet the minimum standards. The APR, which measures how well an institution is graduating its’ student-athletes, requires a four-year score of 900 and a two-year score of 930. Toledo, like the University of Connecticut, argued the data being used by the NCAA is out-of-date.