Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott has been given a contract extension that runs through June 2022, the conference announced Thursday.
Scott had one year remaining on his contract, which was extended by the league's 12 university presidents and chancellors. The terms of the deal were not released, but Scott will continue his current roles as commissioner and executive chairman of Pac-12 Enterprises.
"I am very proud of what we have been able to achieve as a Conference," Scott said in a statement, "and I am deeply gratified by the expression of support and confidence that this extension represents. We have many challenges and opportunities ahead, and I look forward to working with our presidents, athletic directors, administrators, coaches, and student-athletes to move the Pac-12 Conference forward in the coming years."
Scott, who left the Women's Tennis Association to join the Pac-12 in 2009, has rebranded the league with the additions of Utah and Colorado and a conference championship game for football. He also negotiated lucrative television deals with Fox and ESPN and created Pac-12 Networks, the first integrated media company owned by a collegiate conference.
"During Larry's tenure, the conference has been transformed, not only by expansion, but by innovation and excellence in almost every aspect of our activities," said Gene D. Block, UCLA chancellor and board of directors chairman of the Pac-12 Conference. "We believe in his bold vision for the Pac-12 and have great confidence in Larry's ability to help us write the next chapter of our conference's illustrious history."