On Nov. 25, University of Kansas men’s basketball student-athlete Cheick Diallo was cleared to play in the school’s Dec. 1 game. The university provided new information to the NCAA on Nov. 20, including an independent review of Diallo’s...
Members of the Division II Student-Athlete Advisory Committee met in Indianapolis on Nov. 21-22 and established their positions on each piece of legislation that will be considered at the upcoming NCAA Convention. In January, the positions of the committee will be put to action in the first-ever Division II student-athlete votes at the Convention.
Four of the 32 students selected this week as Rhodes Scholars are current NCAA student-athletes. Each will receive a fully funded opportunity to study at the University of Oxford in England for at least two years. Each scholarship is valued at $50,000 per year.
The Division III Strategic Planning and Finance Committee, during a conference call on Nov. 12, received a budget update and also acted on several action requests related to the division’s conference grant program.
The NCAA will recognize six former student-athletes with the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award for their collegiate and professional achievements. The Silver Anniversary Award annually recognizes distinguished individuals on the 25th anniversary of the conclusion of their college athletics careers.
The NCAA and member schools continue to improve how they support student-athletes in a variety of ways. But more needs to be done to help them manage the demands on their time and prepare them for life after college, NCAA President Emmert said Sunday.
In response to membership requests, the Division II Legislation Committee this week began a review of the Division II rules that regulate how much a student-athlete can practice and compete outside of their traditional playing season.
November 11, 2015: Athletic directors -- Roderick Perry was named the director of athletics at IUPUI. Perry has served administrative posts at Wright State University, Ohio University, the University of Florida and Auburn University in a...
Division II schools, led by the Division II Student Athlete Advisory Committee, raised more than $605,000 for Make-A-Wish during the 2014-15 academic year – the first time the division has surpassed $600,000 and setting a new Division II fundraising record by exceeding last year’s efforts by $37,000.
The Rev. Dale Burke, chaplain at Hawaii Pacific The Rev. Dale Burke, longtime chaplain at Hawaii Pacific University and recipient of the 2015 Dr. Dave Pariser Faculty Mentor Award, is one of the most visible and prominent staff members on his campus
California State University, Sacramento’s football program committed violations including failure to follow the school’s substance abuse policy, impermissible recruiting by a former assistant coach and non-voluntary summer activities.
Athletic directors – Texas appointed Houston attorney Mike Perrin to serve as interim men's athletics director to replace Steve Patterson , who resigned. Perrin earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a law degree from UT Austin,...
The NCAA’s Board of Governors took its first step toward restructuring Thursday when the Association’s top governing body named Susquehanna University President L. Jay Lemons as the first vice-chair in the group’s history.
Two key membership-sponsored proposals have met resistance from Division III’s top governing body. In a Thursday teleconference, the Division III Presidents Council voted to oppose a proposal that would permit contact during football’s...
The NCAA Committee on Sportsmanship and Ethical Conduct selected Bill Richards, head men’s tennis coach at Ball State University, as the recipient of the 2014-15 Bob Frederick Sportsmanship Award. This honor recognizes his demonstrated history of sportsmanship while leading the Cardinals.
The Committee on Academics approved a plan Wednesday to continue to assist limited-resource schools and Historically Black Colleges and Universities in improving the academic success of their student-athletes.
The NCAA and CBS Sports Network have agreed to renew the network’s contract for covering the Division II men’s and women’s basketball semifinals, in addition to the women’s basketball final, through 2024.
College athletes who have completed an undergraduate degree and choose to continue their education while continuing to compete could be required to meet enhanced academic standards if two concepts proposed by the Division I Committee on Academics become rules
The Division I Committee on Academics will forward a pair of proposals aimed at giving student-athletes more flexibility to pursue academic interests to the Division I Council for introduction into the 2016-17 legislative process. The committee met Oct. 20-21 in Indianapolis.
The ongoing review of playing and practice seasons in Division III has taken a significant step forward. The Division III Management Council, in a meeting this week in Indianapolis, reviewed data from a recent membership survey and recommended areas of focus for the Division III Issues Forum at the 2016 Convention.
Kristin Day, a former swimming and diving college athlete at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, is the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year. Now in its 25th year, the Woman of the Year Award recognizes female student-athletes for outstanding academic achievement, athletics excellence, community service and leadership.
The NCAA leadership development department announced a partnership with the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics for daily oversight and operation of programming for student-athlete development and life skills professionals at NCAA member institutions.
Pitch clocks will not be coming to NCAA baseball games in 2016. The NCAA Baseball Rules Committee withdrew an experimental rules proposal regarding the use of a 20-second pitch clock with runners on base for the 2016 Division I season.
More than 900 third graders pledged to each read at least 30 books in advance of the 2016 NCAA Women’s Final Four in Indianapolis as part of the NCAA Team Works community initiative. The third graders took the pledge at an assembly at the...
Update : After this story was published, the NCAA women’s basketball staff received feedback from regional hosts of the 2016 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship noting that due to other commitments they will not be able to make...