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Jonathan Duncan Named VP/Enforcement As NCAA Continues To Rebuild Image

04 / 15 / 14

The NCAA named JONATHAN DUNCAN VP/Enforcement. He has served in the role on an interim basis since March '13. Duncan previously served 15 years as the NCAA's outside counsel from multiple perspectives, including service to both the Enforcement and Rules Working Groups. Prior to joining the NCAA, D...

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