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Volume 20 No. 42
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Faces and Places

Class was in session in New York City last week for anyone associated with collegiate athletics. NCAA President Mark Emmert led the list of speakers for attendees, who also met up for networking outside the panel discussions.

NCAA President Mark Emmert opened the first session with a One-On-One interview.

Wake Forest President and NCAA Division I board of directors Chairman Nathan Hatch talked about recent changes in the ACC.

Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand told Seth Davis and the audience about his experience recovering from a spinal cord injury he sustained in a game in 2010.

IMG College’s Jim Connelly and Intersport’s Scott Malaga

The NCAA’s Mark Lewis, the Horizon League’s Jon LeCrone and Dennis Coleman of Ropes & Gray

Nebraska Chancellor Harvey Perlman offered some insight into the coming BCS  playoff system.

RSR Partners’ Joe Bailey, the Big East’s Tom Odjakjian and UConn’s Warde Manuel

Columbia University’s Val Ackerman, Amy Perko of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, the NCAA’s Kevin Lennon and Michigan State’s Mark Hollis

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