COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
The NCAA announced Tuesday evening that Mark Emmert will be stepping down as president of the NCAA after more than 11 years.
A statement from the NCAA says Emmert will stay in the position until a new president is named, or until June 30, 2023.
“Throughout my tenure I’ve emphasized the need to focus on the experience and priorities of student-athletes,” said Emmert in a statement. “I am extremely proud of the work of the Association over the last 12 years and especially pleased with the hard work and dedication of the national office staff here in Indianapolis.”