Name, image and likeness (NIL) continues to be a hot topic for colleges and universities. Athletic, compliance and academic programming departments are developing approaches to support and provide opportunities for student athletes in this new NIL environment while adhering to state regulations and institutional policies. The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) built a NIL policy based on continuous and purposeful education, communication and monitoring. Chris Hoppe, Executive Associate Athletic Director, Sport Administration and Student-Athlete Support Services, joins the podcast to share Pitt’s approach to NIL compliance and how the university is helping student athletes navigate this new environment with continuous traditional and nontraditional education and communication. Don’t miss this deep dive into NIL compliance and beyond, including Chris’ advice for institutions based on his own lessons learned!
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