Regents set date to decide UCLA’s Huge 10 relocation
The University of California regents will decide Dec. 14 whether UCLA can depart the Pac-12 for the Huge Ten.The regents satisfied Thursday in San Francisco and discussed whether to “affirm, overturn, or abstain” from action on UCLA’s decision to end up being a Huge Ten member in 2024, arranging a brand-new conference to make their decision.
“Following a report and conversation on the effects of conference realignment related to the student-athlete experience, the Board of Regents revealed that it will hold an unique meeting on December 14th to make a final determination regarding UCLA’s objective to join the Big Ten conference,” the group stated in a declaration released Thursday. “This additional time will enable the Board to completely consider the info provided today and attend to any additional concerns that develop. It will likewise permit the Office of the President to make particular recommendations on how the university will much better support and boost the student-athlete experience.”
UCLA revealed June 30 it would be joining the Huge 10, along with USC, a private institution, starting in 2024. The Big Ten in August finalized a brand-new media rights contract– set to generate more than $1 billion each year– with both UCLA and USC consisted of.
The UC regents gone over UCLA’s potential move at recent conferences but included it as an action product on the Thursday agenda. In September, UC regents basic counsel Charles Robinson said the board had the authority to block a move.UCLA on Tuesday
sent out the regents a file describing the school’s financial prepare for travel, academic assistance, psychological health services, nutrition and other areas surrounding the conference relocation, in addition to a study of Bruins professional athletes about their ideas on switching.UCLA chancellor Gene Block said Thursday that increased income
from the Big 10 would avoid the school from needing to tighten its athletic budget plan and possibly cut specific sports, The Athletic reported.The Pac-12 is expected to settle its brand-new media rights arrangement after a choice about UCLA’s future is reached.