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Chancellor White Appointed to NCAA Board

UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy P. White Appointed to NCAA Board of Directors

His four-year term will run through 2015

(June 7, 2011)

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Chancellor Timothy P. White

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( -- Chancellor Timothy P. White was one of four university chief executives elected to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Board of Directors, the NCAA recently announced. His four-year term began in April and expires in 2015.

The board is made up of 18 university presidents and chancellors from Division I schools and is second in authority only to the executive committee, which oversees the entire NCAA.

The board’s duties include establishing policy and strategic plans, annual budgeting and oversight of the leadership and legislative councils as well as the NCAA Division I committees on infractions and infractions appeals.

White became UC Riverside's chancellor in July 2008. He had been president of the University of Idaho and also held administrative positions at Oregon State. He holds degrees from California and Michigan. His academic concentration is physiology.

White also was the subject of a recent episode of “Undercover Boss” on CBS.

Also elected to four-year terms were Wright State University President David Hopkins, Cornell President David Skorton and South Carolina President Harris Pastides.

The NCAA oversees 88 championships in 23 sports. Its membership includes more than 1,000 colleges and universities with more than 400,000 student athletes.



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