Gritt Broening of Fairleigh Dickinson and Samson Oyediran of Tennessee State were named the first recipients of the Accelerating Academic Success Program Career Development Award. The grant is the first of its kind for students who attend Accelerating Academic Success Program-eligible schools and plan to pursue a career in athletics.
Two membership-led groups came together Thursday to advance a series of recommendations for promoting diversity, inclusion and equity in the NCAA. The recommendations were developed by the NCAA Gender Equity Task Force and — in a joint meeting preceding the NCAA Inclusion Forum in Providence, Rhode Island — were approved by the NCAA Board of Governors Ad Hoc Committee to Promote Cultural Diversity and Equity.
The Division I Committee on Academics gave final approval to a new resource intended to help high-level leaders on campus assess and discuss the academic well-being of student-athletes at their school.
The national Division II Student-Athlete Advisory Committee has set its goals for the coming year. An inaugural divisionwide SAAC regional convention, student-athlete mental health and CPR/AED certification are among the eight core areas on which the committee members will focus their efforts.
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a rule, effective Dec. 1, 2018, requiring all newly constructed or resurfaced indoor tracks to be surveyed for a curb and to have a regulation curb in place for competition.
The NCAA disbursed today a sum of $200 million in additional financial assistance to support programs that benefit Division I student-athletes in their academic success, life skills, career success, health and safety and student-athlete focused diversity and inclusion initiatives.
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Committee approved a rule prohibiting defensive players from running toward the line of scrimmage to leap or hurdle offensive linemen to block field goal and point-after-touchdown attempts, beginning with the 2017 season.
Beginning this spring, a new group will study Division I transfer rules to consider where improvements can be made. The work of the Division I Transfer Working Group will be guided by a presidential perspective from the Division I Board of Directors and the Presidential Forum.
Download the April 2017 Alabama Public Infractions Decision A former Alabama assistant football coach acted unethically when he provided false or misleading information about impermissible recruiting contacts, according to a Division I...
The Division I Council acted Friday to offer potential Division I football student-athletes earlier opportunities for official visits to college campuses and increase their access to college coaches. The Council also acted to make the recruiting environment more transparent and better tied to high schools.
In a move to swiftly align Division II rules with new NCAA football health and safety recommendations, the Division II Management Council on Tuesday voted in support of a proposal to ban two-a-day practices during the Division II football preseason.
April 14 Presidents and chancellors — Charleston Southern President Jairy C. Hunter Jr. will transition to president emeritus in May 2018 after 34 years of service … New York Institute of Technology appointed Henry C. “Hank” Foley as...
A former prep school coach named in The University of Southern Mississippi infractions case will not have to serve a two-year show-cause order because the NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee vacated the finding of a violation against him.
In mid-May, the NCAA will launch updates to the Revenue Distribution System. These updates, detailed below, will allow for expedited cash flow to members, as well as provide more detailed payment information. The system, used by members to...
We are actively determining site selections, and this new law has minimally achieved a situation where we believe NCAA championships may be conducted in a nondiscriminatory environment. If we find that our expectations of a discrimination-free environment are not met, we will not hesitate to take necessary action at any time.
“Last year, the NCAA Board of Governors relocated NCAA championships scheduled in North Carolina because of the cumulative impact HB2 had on local communities’ ability to assure a safe, healthy, discrimination free atmosphere for all those...
March 21, 2017 Presidents and chancellors — Christopher Ames, provost at Shepherd, was named president of The Sage Colleges. Ames will assume his post July 1 … University of Texas at San Antonio President Ricardo Romo is retiring. Pedro...
A former Southeast Missouri State assistant men’s basketball coach acted unethically when he arranged fraudulent academic credit for a prospect, provided false or misleading information to the NCAA enforcement staff and university, and failed to cooperate during the investigation