NCAA Board of Governors extends Emmert's contract through 2025
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The NCAA Board of Governors announced Tuesday that president Mark Emmert's contract has been extended through Dec. 31, 2025.

Emmert's new deal comes after LSU reportedly attempted to recruit him to return as school president, where he was chancellor from 1999 to 2004.

The 68-year-old has served as president since Nov. 1, 2010, and he's been a controversial figure for the majority of his tenure, most notably regarding his stance on gender equality in collegiate sports and his reluctance to have schools pay student-athletes.

Despite Emmert's past objections, the NCAA also reinforced its commitment to modernizing its rules around name, image, and likeness. However, no such plan has been rolled out as of yet.

"The NCAA and its members remain committed to providing a path for student-athletes to benefit from name, image, and likeness opportunities," the Board of Governors said in a statement.

"As we have previously noted, we recognize the importance of taking swift, appropriate action to modernize our rules. We also must collaborate with Congress to create a legal and legislative framework at the federal level to support name, image, and likeness within the context of higher education.

"With several state laws taking effect this summer, we will continue efforts to adopt expanded name, image, and likeness opportunities as soon as advisable."

The organizations' final announcement Tuesday evening involved editing the expanded campus sexual violence policy after the governing body dealt with a handful of schools' scandals over the past few years.

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