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Your Work in Action

Through the work of Divisional and Association-wide committees, individuals provide unique perspectives, input and recommendations related to our core value of inclusion.

Board of Governors Committee to Promote Cultural Diversity and Equity

The NCAA Board of Governors Committee to Promote Cultural Diversity and Equity has been established by the NCAA Board of Governors to review and endorse recommendations regarding diversity and inclusion matters that impact the Association.

Committee on Women’s Athletics

The committee shall: (Revised: 4/24/03)

  • Study and make policy recommendations concerning opportunities for women in athletics at the institutional, conference and national levels;
  • Study and make policy recommendations concerning other issues directly affecting women's athletics; and
  • Appoint and oversee the Woman of the Year Selection Committee and the process.

Division III Diversity Working Group

At the 2015 NCAA Convention, the Division III delegates endorsed the creation of a Diversity and Inclusion Working Group. The working group’s charge is to assess the current diversity and inclusion landscape within Division III, evaluate current initiatives, and propose next steps (e.g., resources, new initiatives, policies, etc.) to the membership.

Gender Equity Task Force

The charge of the Gender Equity Task Force is to build on the successful efforts of the 1993 NCAA Gender Equity Task Force, which resulted in progress toward gender equity at institutions in all divisions throughout that decade, and to complete the initial work of the 2014 task force. Further, the task force will periodically report to the Executive Committee and work with the Divisions I, II and III boards regarding relevant and or hot-topic issues specific to gender equity.

Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee

The committee shall: (Adopted: 1/10/91, Revised: 10/29/15)

  • Review issues related to the interests and advocacy of student-athletes, coaches and administrators who are ethnic minorities, LGBTQ or who have disabilities; and
  • Review and advocate for NCAA programs and policies that affect and include, but are not limited to, ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and the LGBTQ community./li>