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
One student-athlete, two current head coaches, four Division I staff members and three members of the public with significant men’s basketball experience will form the newly created Division I Men’s Basketball Competition Committee, which will report directly to the Men’s Basketball Oversight Committee in an advisory role.
USA Basketball and the NCAA today announced that beginning in 2017, all coaches and event operators participating in NCAA certified basketball events need to obtain a USA Basketball Gold Coach License. “This is an important step for USA...
A former University of Notre Dame student athletic trainer violated NCAA ethical conduct rules when she committed academic misconduct for two football student-athletes and provided six other football student-athletes with impermissible academic extra benefits.
Thirty-two American students have been selected as Rhodes Scholars, receiving what is widely considered the most elite award and scholarship for international study. Of those students, two are current NCAA student-athletes.
November 22 Presidents and chancellors — Ray M. Keck was named permanent president of Texas A&M-Commerce after serving as interim president since June … B. James Dawson will retire as president of Lincoln Memorial at the end of the...
The Division II Legislation Committee last week launched a review of the division’s rules on organized outside competition, a set of regulations that exists to ensure competitive balance among student-athletes.
NCAA Division II today announced a slate of 27 regular-season men’s and women’s basketball games that will be carried on either the American Sports Network or ESPN3. Any games streaming live on ESPN3 also will be accessible on WatchESPN and the ESPN app.
Southern University lacked institutional control when it failed to monitor its eligibility certification process, did not properly apply financial aid rules and did not comply with Committee on Academic Progress penalties
After nearly two years of work, a plan to develop a training program that helps Division III schools maintain positive game environments – including appropriate fan behavior – has received initial approval for funding.
Thomas More College failed to monitor its women’s basketball program when it did not identify and report a women’s basketball student-athlete living impermissibly with a former assistant women’s basketball coach