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August possible for new structure

Updated: February 12, 2014, 8:18 PM ET
By Heather Dinich | ESPN.com

A seven-member steering committee with the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors is working to provide wealthier conferences with "a range" of autonomy -- namely the freedom to provide athletes the full cost of scholarships -- and hopes to have a new structure in place by August, said the board's chair, Wake Forest president Nathan Hatch.

"We're not talking about full autonomy," Hatch told ESPN.com. "We're talking about a range of issues."

Hatch said he is confident change is imminent.

"It ...

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