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Bobby Knight Fired
WAX2000091001 -10 SEPTEMBER 2000 - WASHINGTON, D. C. USA: Indiana University head basketball coach Bobby Knight seeing here sharing a laugh with Former St. Louis Cardinal in this 1999 file picture was fired September 10th by the University of Indiana President Myles Brand for having violated a zero tolerance policy of unaceptable behavior. rw/bg/Bill Greenblatt/file UPI..
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Myles Neil Brand, Ph. D. (May 17, 1942 – September 16, 2009) was president of the United States' National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and prior to that served as the 16th president of Indiana University.

Brand was born in Brooklyn, New York. He played lacrosse and basketball as a college freshman. Brand earned his Bachelor of Science degree in philosophy from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1964, and his Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Rochester in 1967.

Prior to serving at Indiana University, Brand was president at the University of Oregon from 1989 to 1994. Brand's other administrative posts include provost and vice president for academic affairs, Ohio State University, 1986–89; coordinating dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arizona, 1985–86; dean, faculty of social and behavioral sciences, University of Arizona, 1983–86; director, Cognitive Science Program, University of Arizona, 1982–85; head, department of philosophy, University of Arizona, 1981–83; chairman, department of philosophy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1972–80. He began his career in the department of philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, 1967–72.

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