Very recently the diagnosis of my health problem has been confirmedNCAA President Brand has pancreatic cancer Jan 17, 2009
Now and for the foreseeable future, we'll have at least 70,000 fans in the venue and tens of thousands more visitors in the host cities to experience the atmosphere and events that accompany the three basketball gamesNCAA awards Final Four for 2012-16 Nov 19, 2008
Nearly eight out of 10 Division I student-athletes are finishing college and earning their degreesNCAA athletes rise in graduation rates Oct 15, 2008
The scope of sports wagering among intercollegiate student athletes is startling and disturbingNCAA: Sports betting numbers 'startling' May 12, 2004
Anyone who believes that higher education would jump at a cynical publicity stunt are mistaken and missing the pointAnalysis: BCS confusion continues Jan 16, 2004
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.