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Remembering Myles Brand

NCAA President and Indiana University President Emeritus Myles Brand died September 16, 2009, at the age of 67.

Brand greets a student on the platform during an IU commencement ceremony.

Brand (center foreground) led a delegation of Big Ten presidents to the nation's capitol in the spring of 1997 as part of a coordinated Big Ten federal relations effort.

From 1997 to 2002 Myles Brand hosted Pro and Con, a television program concerned with social and academic issues. It was produced by WTIU.

Myles Brand stands with his wife, Peg, during a philosopher path dedication in 2000.

Once a year, Brand would invite a student to Bryan House and then trade "jobs" with them. Brand attended their classes while the student assumed the IU presidency for a day.

Brand sits among IU students during President Switch Day in 2002.

Brand conducts an interview from his Bryan Hall office.

Peg Brand (left), Myles Brand (center), and former IU Trustee John Walda attend an inaugural dinner for IU President Michael McRobbie.

Pictured at the inauguration of IU President Michael A. McRobbie are (from left) former presidents Adam Herbert, Gerald Bepko (interim), Myles Brand, Thomas Ehrlich, and John Ryan; University Grand Marshal Edwin Marshall; President McRobbie; Laurie Burns McRobbie; and IU Trustee President Stephen Ferguson.

Myles Brand was honored at a luncheon in conjunction with the 2009 IU Bloomington Honors Convocation where he receive an honorary degree from the university.

Former IU East Chancellor David Fulton (left) and Interim President Gerald Bepko talk with Brand.

Brand holds up his honorary degree at the IU Bloomington Honors Convocation in 2009.