In its 2010 report, the Knight Commission recommended greater transparency of athletics finances for college sports noting that “real long-term progress in athletics financing across all NCAA Division I institutions requires the availability of clear, comparable, and complete financial data, together with strategies to improve accountability. The Commission also introduced new financial metrics that could be used to develop criteria to hold athletics spending in check.
See Restoring the Balance for more specific recommendations.
In an effort to provide greater financial transparency, the Knight Commission is tracking various elements of athletics and academic spending. Below, find December 2012 updated financial data. Please SCROLL DOWN to view all the images; click on each to download as a PDF.