WASHINGTON, DC. – Dr. George C. Wright, President of Prairie View A&M University, was appointed to the NCAA Division I Board of Directors following the conclusion of the organization’s 2015 convention. Wright's term will expire in August, 2019.
The Board of Directors oversees six NCAA committees which focus on essential topics including academic performance, infractions, and legislation. It consists of presidents, athletic directors, senior woman administrators, faculty representatives and student-athletes. Wright was the only representative of an HBCU appointed.
Wright also currently serves on the Division I Presidential Advisory Group.