The NCAA Division II Student-Athlete Advisory Committee has selected 25 colleges and universities as finalists for the 2015 Division II Award of Excellence, which recognizes events and activities that exemplify the type of campus and community engagement the division emphasizes.
The NCAA has hired Oliver Luck as the executive vice president of regulatory affairs , a new position that will bring the national office regulatory functions – academic and membership affairs, the Eligibility Center and enforcement – under one umbrella.
Georgia head swimming and diving coach did not promote an atmosphere for compliance when he made special arrangements for a student-athlete to enroll in an independent study course to maintain eligibility.
December 17 th Directors of athletics -- Citing personal reasons, Ben Jay announced his resignation as Hawaii’s athletics director effective June 30, 2015. Jay was appointed to his position in December 2012. Before joining Hawaii, he was...
After thorough debate, the Division II Student-Athlete Advisory Committee supported all four playing and practice season legislative proposals that will be voted on at the 2015 NCAA Convention in January.
Wheaton College earned the Division III Special Olympics Spotlight award for November 2014 after pledging to “Spread the Word to End the Word”, a national campaign to end the derogatory use of the "R" word.
Division I student-athletes could soon receive additional help for college-related expenses beyond what they already get through a scholarship. The schools within five conferences – the Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern – will vote in January on a proposal to change financial aid rules to further benefit student-athletes. It is one of four related proposals to be considered at the 2015 NCAA Convention in January.
McDaniels had a successful career as a football player at Oregon State University, and later in the National Football League, but found himself constantly striving to learn more about the world and the people around him. He now works as a college professor and faculty curator at Emory University.
Brent Lang is CEO and president of Vocera Communications. The former Michigan swimmer credits his leadership style, in part, to time as a student-athlete and interactions with swimming hall of famer Jon Urbanchek.
Six former student-athletes will receive the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award for their achievements. The 2015 recipients are Jennifer Azzi, Brent Lang, Pellom McDaniels, Bernard Muir, Mike Mussina and Tamyra Rogers.
Colorado State University has earned the NCAA and MOIC Award for Diversity and Inclusion. The award celebrates colleges, universities and athletic conferences that embrace diversity and inclusion in their campus and community initiatives.
The Today’s Top 10 award recognizes former student-athletes for their successes on the field, in the classroom and in the community. Recipients completed their athletics eligibility during the 2013-14 academic year and will be recognized at the Honors Celebration during the NCAA Convention in Washington, D.C.
The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee has selected nine cities that will share in the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship hosting duties for regional play in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Bellarmine University and the Louisville Sports Commission will welcome more than 1,100 student-athletes to its city when it hosts the NCAA Division II National Championships Fall Festival in Louisville, Dec. 4-6. Tickets will be available for purchase at the venues the week of the event. For additional event information, please visit www.ncaa.com/diifestival .
Less than 72 hours after announcing future Final Four sites, the Division I Men’s Basketball Committee paved the Road to the Final Four by announcing preliminary round hosts for the 2016-2018 championships.
Statement from NCAA Chief Legal Officer Donald Remy : "Today's filing demonstrates why the appellate court should overturn the O'Bannon decision. As many courts have upheld, the NCAA and its members should be allowed to govern college...
November 26, 2014 Directors of Athletics -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania has appointed Steve Roach , the school’s associate athletic director, to serve as the interim athletic director for the university upon Frank Condino 's...
Debate and thorough consideration is central in any organization, and that clearly is reflected in the selectively released emails. The national office staff routinely provides information and counsel to the membership on tough issues. The...
The University of Alaska Fairbanks lacked control over, and failed to monitor, its athletics program. From 2007-08 through 2011-12, the university did not properly certify the eligibility of 40 student-athletes, resulting in student-athletes competing while ineligible. Nine of the student-athletes participated in Division I men’s ice hockey, while the other 31 were student-athletes in eight of the university’s nine Division II sports programs