Division II delegates passed three changes to Division II financial aid legislation – along with 15 other proposals – at Saturday’s Division II business session at the NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.
After significant debates before and throughout the 2017 NCAA Convention, a proposal to permit graduate students to participate in athletics at the Division III institution of their choice was defeated in a membership vote.
Emphasizing a theme that has woven through the NCAA Convention this week in Nashville, Tennessee, a panel of speakers from the Division II membership Friday discussed diversity and inclusion on college campuses and shared their personal stories before hundreds of athletics administrators, college presidents and student-athletes who gathered for the Division II Keynote Session.
When Grant Hill graduated from Duke University, he left with lifelong friendships, experiences with faculty members who made an impact on his life, and four years of learning in what he calls “The Classroom of K.” When Grant Hill graduated...
A proposal that would permit graduate students to participate in athletics at the Division III school of their choice took center stage amid a series of wide-ranging discussions at Friday’s Division III Issues Forum.
Jan. 20 Presidents and chancellors — Christopher M. Fiorentino was selected to serve as president of West Chester after serving as interim president at the university since April 2016. Before that, Fiorentino had worked as vice president...
Representatives from Division I colleges and universities gathered Thursday at the Division I Issues Forum at the NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, to review legislative proposals and provide feedback on them before the Division I Council considers them in April.
Members of the Division I Competition Oversight Committee revealed some preliminary long-term strategic planning for the championships they oversee during a menu session Thursday at the NCAA Convention.
In the State of the Association address at the Opening Business Session of the 2017 NCAA Convention, President Mark Emmert reminded delegates that the ability to push intercollegiate athletics forward will depend on being diligent about academics, student-athlete health and well-being and fairness.
The newly released NCAA football practice guidelines again sparked lengthy discussion at the Division II level Thursday, as members of the Division II Presidents Council deliberated on actions they may need to take as a committee and as leaders on their individual campuses to implement the health and safety best practices.
The Division I Board of Directors reaffirmed the current requirements for membership in Division I, including gender equity, sport sponsorship and academic support requirements. The board met Thursday in conjunction with the 2017 NCAA Convention in Nashville.
On the heels of the release of new NCAA football practice guidelines, the Division II Management Council on Wednesday discussed next steps the division might take to ensure schools are able to follow the latest health and safety recommendations.
During its quarterly meeting at the NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, the NCAA Board of Governors approved the formation of a new association-wide committee made up of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee representatives from all three divisions to discuss issues that impact athletes at all levels of the Association.
Student-athletes in Division I will be able to more easily pursue internships and study abroad opportunities after the Division I Council on Wednesday adopted new legislation providing additional flexibility in eligibility rules.
After reviewing survey results from the membership, through which almost 80 percent of Division I conferences felt the tournament should not change its format, the Division I Women’s Basketball Oversight Committee on Tuesday decided it will instead focus on ways to enhance the championship.
This year’s legislative slate features proposals that could change the way financial aid is calculated, address academic misconduct, athletics medical care and the structure of the nonchampionship segment in Division II sports.
Joan Cronan has been named the first recipient of the newly established NCAA President’s Pat Summitt Award. GETTY IMAGES Joan Cronan, former women’s athletics director at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been named the first...
Twenty-four schools and one conference have been named finalists for the 2017 Division II Award of Excellence, an accolade recognizing positive campus and community engagement events hosted during the past year.
Felicia Martin has been selected to serve as the vice president of the NCAA Eligibility Center. She will set the Eligibility Center’s strategic direction and lead a staff that each year certifies approximately 100,000 Division I and II...
NCAA President Mark Emmert today announced a championships reorganization at the senior staff level, beginning Jan. 1. The changes address a need to have a single person focused on basketball issues, strategies and long-term planning.
Dec. 23 Presidents and chancellors — Richard A. Carvajal , interim president of Darton State College in Albany, Georgia, was named president of Valdosta State … Ron Larsen , who heads the department of chemical and biological engineering...
A former California State University, Northridge, director of basketball operations acted unethically when he committed academic misconduct for and provided impermissible academic benefits to a total of 10 men’s basketball student-athletes