Lach, the first woman named to the post, will take over for David Price, who retires in December.
"Julie's solid experience, incredible energy and innovative ideas make her the perfect choice for our next vice president of enforcement," NCAA President Mark Emmert said. "I have complete confidence in Julie's ability to evaluate the enforcement process and programs from top to bottom."
Lach has been with the NCAA in various capacities since 1998.
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