Associate VP Hoye appointed to NCAA appeals committee

by Dennis Brown

William P. Hoye, associate vice president and deputy general counsel at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed to a three-year term on the NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee (IAC) by the NCAA Management Council. He was recommended for the position by Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., Notre Dame’s president, and nominated by the Big East Conference.p. Hoye will join the five-member committee in September, filling a vacancy created by the expiration of the term of committee chair Michael Slive, who recently was named commissioner of the Southeastern Conference.p. Created in 1993, the IAC conducts appellate hearings and adjudicates appeals of decisions by NCAA member institutions from the NCAA Committee on Infractions. Specifically, the IAC reviews findings of major violations by the Committee on Infractions and the imposition of penalties against member institutions and other involved parties.p. In 1998-99, Hoye served as one of the principal internal investigators of alleged violations of NCAA legislation in the Notre Dame football program and was one of the University’s representatives in its hearing before the Committee on Infractions.p. Hoye has been at Notre Dame since 1993. He is a concurrent associate professor of law at Notre Dame Law School and co-faculty editor of The Journal of College and University Law. He is chair of the University’s Presidential Task Force on Anti-Sweatshop Initiatives and its Risk Assessment Committee. He also is a member of the University’s Committee on Licensing and Marketing.p. Hoye earned his bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University, his juris doctor from Drake University Law School and his master’s degree in law from Notre Dame.

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