Statement from President Shalala on Death of Myles Brand

Brand, 67, a former university president, led NCAA since 2003.

(September 17, 2009) — Myles Brand was a courageous educator. He brought his high integrity and commitment to students to the NCAA presidency. He demanded that higher education substantially improve their academic standards and progress of student-athletes. He was a good friend and wonderful colleague. We will miss his leadership.


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Brand, 67, a former university president, led NCAA since 2003.

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