Distinguished FSU law professor Charles W. Ehrhardt served as the Chair of the FSU Athletics Board and filled the role as the university's representative to the NCAA for 20 years from 1984-2003.
Ehrhardt served as president of the NCAA's Faculty Athletic Representative Association, member of the NCAA's President's Liaison Commission and the President's Commission to study the enforcement and
infraction process. He was twice named president of the Metro Conference and once of the ACC as well as serving as a member of the NCAA's Eligibility Committee.
The Ladd Professor of Evidence in the FSU College of Law, Ehrhardt literally wrote the book on evidence in the state of Florida and is among the nation's top experts on the subject.