Hunter Rawlings, president of the Association of American Universities, which represents 62 leading research universities including Carolina. A former university president and successful collegiate student-athlete, Rawlings spoke at UNC in 2012 about the future of research universities. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
James Delany, longtime commissioner of the Big Ten Conference and a former NCAA enforcement officer. He holds bachelor’s and law degrees from Carolina, where he was a tri-captain on the men’s basketball team.
Bob Malekoff, associate professor and sport studies chair at Guilford College and a former athletics director and head coach. He has written about athletics and sports management at the collegiate and professional levels.
Amy Perko, executive director of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, a former NCAA employee and an athletics administrator at the University of Kansas. She earned academic honors as a Wake Forest student-athlete.
Patricia Timmons-Goodson, former associate justice of the N.C. Supreme Court who holds two degrees from Carolina and served on the N.C. Court of Appeals. She serves on Guilford College’s Board of Trustees.