PRESIDENTIAL PLEDGE

Division I schools and conferences whose leaders have pledged their commitment to promoting diversity and gender equity are listed on the pages below:

Presidents from the following Division I institutions have signed the pledge:

* Click on the headings below to sort the table.

Institution* Conference*
University of Akron Mid-American Conference
University of Alabama Southeastern Conference
Alabama State University Southwestern Athletic Conf.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Conference USA
University at Albany America East Conference
American University Patriot League
Appalachian State University Sun Belt Conference
University of Arizona Pac-12 Conference
Arizona State University Pac-12 Conference
Arkansas State University Sun Belt Conference
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Southeastern Conference
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Sun Belt Conference
Auburn University Southeastern Conference
Ball State University Mid-American Conference
Baylor University Big 12 Conference
Belmont University Ohio Valley Conference
Bethune-Cookman University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf.
Binghamton University America East Conference
Boise State University Mountain West Conference
Boston University Patriot League
Bowling Green State University Mid-American Conference
Brigham Young University West Coast Conference
Bryant University Northeast Conference
Bucknell University Patriot League
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York Mid-American Conference
Butler University Big East Conference
California Polytechnic State University Big West Conference
California State University, Bakersfield Western Athletic Conference
California State University, Fresno Mountain West Conference
California State University, Fullerton Big West Conference
California State University, Northridge Big West Conference
California State University, Sacramento Big Sky Conference
California State University System  
University of California, Berkeley Pac-12 Conference
University of California, Davis Big West Conference
University of California, Irvine Big West Conference
University of California, Los Angeles Pac-12 Conference
University of California, Riverside Big West Conference
University of California, Santa Barbara Big West Conference
Campbell University Big South Conference
University of Central Arkansas Southland Conference
Central Connecticut State University Northeast Conference
University of Central Florida American Athletic Conference
Central Michigan University Mid-American Conference
College of Charleston (South Carolina) Colonial Athletic Association
University of Cincinnati American Athletic Conference
The Citadel Southern Conference
Clemson University Atlantic Coast Conference
Cleveland State University Horizon League
Coastal Carolina University Sun Belt Conference
Colgate University Patriot League
University of Colorado, Boulder Pac-12 Conference
Colorado State University Mountain West Conference
University of Connecticut American Athletic Conference
Creighton University Big East Conference
University of Dayton Atlantic 10 Conference
University of Delaware Colonial Athletic Association
Delaware State University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf.
University of Denver The Summit League
DePaul University Big East Conference
University of Detroit Mercy Horizon League
Drake University Missouri Valley Conference
Drexel University Colonial Athletic Association
Duke University Atlantic Coast Conference
Duquesne University Atlantic 10 Conference
East Tennessee State University Southern Conference
Eastern Illinois University Ohio Valley Conference
Eastern Kentucky University Ohio Valley Conference
Eastern Michigan University Mid-American Conference
Eastern Washington University Big Sky Conference
Elon University Colonial Athletic Association
University of Evansville Missouri Valley Conference
Fairfield University Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metropolitan Campus Northeast Conference
University of Florida Southeastern Conference
Florida A&M University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf.
Florida Atlantic University Conference USA
Florida State University Atlantic Coast Conference
Fordham University Atlantic 10 Conference
Furman University Southern Conference
George Mason University Atlantic 10 Conference
Georgetown University Big East Conference
University of Georgia Southeastern Conference
Georgia Institute of Technology Atlantic Coast Conference
Georgia Southern University Sun Belt Conference
Gonzaga University West Coast Conference
University of Hartford America East Conference
University of Hawaii, Manoa Big West Conference
Hofstra University Colonial Athletic Association
College of the Holy Cross Patriot League
University of Houston American Athletic Conference
Howard University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf.
University of Idaho Big Sky Conference
Idaho State University Big Sky Conference
Illinois State University Missouri Valley Conference
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Big Ten Conference
University of Illinois at Chicago Horizon League
Indiana State University Missouri Valley Conference
Indiana University, Bloomington Big Ten Conference
Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne The Summit League
Iona College Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
University of Iowa Big Ten Conference
Iowa State University Big 12 Conference
Jackson State University Southwestern Athletic Conf.
Jacksonville State University Ohio Valley Conference
James Madison University Colonial Athletic Association
University of Kansas Big 12 Conference
Kansas State University Big 12 Conference
Kent State University Mid-American Conference
University of Kentucky Southeastern Conference
La Salle University Atlantic 10 Conference
Lafayette College Patriot League
Lehigh University Patriot League
Liberty University Big South Conference
Long Beach State University Big West Conference
Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus Northeast Conference
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Sun Belt Conference
University of Louisiana at Monroe Sun Belt Conference
Louisiana State University Southeastern Conference
Louisiana Tech University Conference USA
University of Louisville Atlantic Coast Conference
Loyola Marymount University West Coast Conference
Loyola University Chicago Missouri Valley Conference
Loyola University Maryland Patriot League
University of Maine, Orono America East Conference
Manhattan College Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Marist College Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Marquette University Big East Conference
Marshall University Conference USA
University of Maryland, Baltimore County America East Conference
University of Maryland, College Park Big Ten Conference
University of Massachusetts, Amherst Atlantic 10 Conference
McNeese State University Southland Conference
University of Memphis American Athletic Conference
Mercer University Southern Conference
University of Miami (Florida) Atlantic Coast Conference
Miami University (Ohio) Mid-American Conference
University of Michigan Big Ten Conference
Michigan State University Big Ten Conference
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Big Ten Conference
University of Mississippi Southeastern Conference
Mississippi State University Southeastern Conference
Missouri State University Missouri Valley Conference
University of Missouri, Columbia Southeastern Conference
University of Missouri-Kansas City Western Athletic Conference
Monmouth University Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
University of Montana Big Sky Conference
Montana State University-Bozeman Big Sky Conference
Morgan State University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf.
Mount St. Mary's University Northeast Conference
Murray State University Ohio Valley Conference
NCAA National Office  
University of Nebraska, Lincoln Big Ten Conference
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Mountain West Conference
University of Nevada, Reno Mountain West Conference
University of New Hampshire America East Conference
New Jersey Institute of Technology ASUN Conference
University of New Mexico Mountain West Conference
New Mexico State University Western Athletic Conference
University of New Orleans Southland Conference
Niagara University Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Norfolk State University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf.
University of North Carolina Asheville Big South Conference
North Carolina A&T State University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf.
North Carolina Central University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf.
North Carolina State University Atlantic Coast Conference
University of North Carolina Wilmington Colonial Athletic Association
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Atlantic Coast Conference
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Conference USA
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Southern Conference
University of North Dakota Big Sky Conference
North Dakota State University The Summit League
University of North Florida ASUN Conference
Northeastern University Colonial Athletic Association
Northern Arizona University Big Sky Conference
University of Northern Colorado Big Sky Conference
Northern Illinois University Mid-American Conference
University of Northern Iowa Missouri Valley Conference
Northern Kentucky University Horizon League
Northwestern State University Southland Conference
Northwestern University Big Ten Conference
The Ohio State University Big Ten Conference
Ohio University Mid-American Conference
University of Oklahoma Big 12 Conference
Oklahoma State University Big 12 Conference
Old Dominion University Conference USA
University of Oregon Pac-12 Conference
Oregon State University Pac-12 Conference
University of the Pacific West Coast Conference
Pennsylvania State University Big Ten Conference
University of Pittsburgh Atlantic Coast Conference
Portland State University Big Sky Conference
Prairie View A&M University Southwestern Athletic Conf.
Presbyterian College Big South Conference
Providence College Big East Conference
Purdue University Big Ten Conference
Radford University Big South Conference
University of Rhode Island Atlantic 10 Conference
Rice University Conference USA
University of Richmond Atlantic 10 Conference
Rider University Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Robert Morris University Northeast Conference
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Big Ten Conference
Sacred Heart University Northeast Conference
Sam Houston State University Southland Conference
University of San Diego West Coast Conference
San Diego State University Mountain West Conference
University of San Francisco West Coast Conference
San Jose State University Mountain West Conference
Savannah State University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf.
Seton Hall University Big East Conference
Siena College Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
University of South Alabama Sun Belt Conference
University of South Carolina, Columbia Southeastern Conference
University of South Carolina Upstate ASUN Conference
University of South Dakota The Summit League
University of South Florida American Athletic Conference
Southeast Missouri State University Ohio Valley Conference
Southeastern Louisiana University Southland Conference
University of Southern California Pac-12 Conference
Southern Methodist University American Athletic Conference
The University of Southern Mississippi Conference USA
Southern Utah University Big Sky Conference
St. Bonaventure University Atlantic 10 Conference
Saint Francis University (Pennsylvania) Northeast Conference
St. John's University (New York) Big East Conference
Saint Joseph's University Atlantic 10 Conference
Saint Louis University Atlantic 10 Conference
St. Mary's College of California West Coast Conference
Saint Peter's University Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Stanford University Pac-12 Conference
State University of New York System  
Stephen F. Austin State University Southland Conference
Stetson University ASUN Conference
Stony Brook University America East Conference
Syracuse University Atlantic Coast Conference
Temple University American Athletic Conference
Tennessee Technological University Ohio Valley Conference
University of Tennessee, Knoxville Southeastern Conference
Texas A&M University, College Station Southeastern Conference
Texas Christian University Big 12 Conference
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Western Athletic Conference
Texas State University Sun Belt Conference
Texas Tech University Big 12 Conference
University of Texas at Arlington Sun Belt Conference
University of Texas at Austin Big 12 Conference
University of Texas at El Paso Conference USA
University of Texas at San Antonio Conference USA
University of Toledo Mid-American Conference
Towson University Colonial Athletic Association
Troy University Sun Belt Conference
Tulane University American Athletic Conference
The University of Tulsa American Athletic Conference
U.S. Air Force Academy Mountain West Conference
U.S. Military Academy Patriot League
U.S. Naval Academy Patriot League
University of Utah Pac-12 Conference
Utah State University Mountain West Conference
Valparaiso University Horizon League
Vanderbilt University Southeastern Conference
University of Vermont America East Conference
Villanova University Big East Conference
University of Virginia Atlantic Coast Conference
Virginia Commonwealth University Atlantic 10 Conference
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Atlantic Coast Conference
Wagner College Northeast Conference
Wake Forest University Atlantic Coast Conference
University of Washington Pac-12 Conference
Washington State University Pac-12 Conference
Weber State University Big Sky Conference
West Virginia University Big 12 Conference
Western Carolina University Southern Conference
Western Illinois University The Summit League
Western Kentucky University Conference USA
Western Michigan University Mid-American Conference
College of William and Mary Colonial Athletic Association
Winthrop University Big South Conference
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Horizon League
University of Wisconsin, Madison Big Ten Conference
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Horizon League
Wofford College Southern Conference
Wright State University Horizon League
University of Wyoming Mountain West Conference
Xavier University Big East Conference
Youngstown State University Horizon League

 

Commissioners from the following Division I conferences have signed the pledge:

Conference
America East Conference
American Athletic Conference
ASUN Conference
Atlantic 10 Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
Atlantic Hockey Association
Big 12 Conference
Big East Conference
Big Sky Conference
Big South Conference
Big Ten Conference
Big West Conference
Colonial Athletic Association
Conference USA
Hockey East Association
Horizon League
The Ivy League
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Mid-American Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf.
Missouri Valley Conference
Missouri Valley Football Conference
Mountain West Conference
National Collegiate Hockey Conference
Northeast Conference
Ohio Valley Conference
Pac-12 Conference
Patriot League
Southeastern Conference
Southern Conference
Southland Conference
The Summit League
Sun Belt Conference
West Coast Conference
Western Athletic Conference