Monday Afternoon Learning Opps

NCAA Financial Update: Health and Safety, Litigation, and Sports Wagering

  • Monday, July 15
  • 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM
  • Austin Conv Center
  • Level 4, 16
  • SK


Kathleen McNeely

Senior Vice President of Administration and CFO

National Collegiate Athletic Association

Indianapolis, Indiana


Chief financial officers will leave this session with a better understanding of the issues facing their athletic programs, including potential financial impacts for the athletic department. The status of current NCAA litigation, including concussion litigation and antitrust cases specific to paying student-athletes, will be discussed and an update provided on recommendations of the Basketball Commission, led by Condolezza Rice.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the challenges facing athletic programs on college campuses
  • Discuss new and better-defined risks that exist in athletic programs and translate into risks for the campus
  • Be in a better position to support athletic directors in their quest for academic and athletic excellence by understanding what is going on in college sports