Athletics at NCAA Division I universities are undergoing rapid expansion and commercialization, resulting in an "arms race" universities find increasingly difficult to control. These concerns have been summarized by Myles Brand, president of Indiana University, in an article in the NCAA News of March 12, portions of which are appended below. It is a common proposition in the national dialogue on this issue that meaningful reform of intercollegiate athletics must begin with the university presidents of individual athletic conferences.
Therefore, the faculty and university senates of the ten universities in the PAC-10 Conference join together to make the following recommendations:
The motion to approve the recommendations passed by voice vote with one dissenting vote.