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Mark Emmert Defends March Madness Revenue On "Meet The Press"
Published March 23, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for changes in the system to improve graduation rates: "The incentive structures for coaches, the incentive structures for ADs have to be changed so much more of their compensation is based, not upon wins and losses, but around academic performance and graduation. And university presidents and boards have been very complacent and soft on this issue. And you have to really look at the leadership of the universities here" (“Meet The Press,” NBC, 3/23).