Barron named to Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics

October 29, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State President Eric J. Barron has been named to the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, an independent body focused on promoting reforms that support and strengthen the educational mission of college sports. The commission includes current and former university presidents and chancellors, university trustees, former college athletes, and other nationally regarded thought leaders.

“There are many important challenges today associated with college sports," said Barron. “I look forward to working with the commission to advance the education and health of student athletes.”

Barron is one of five new members of the commission.

Last Updated October 29, 2018