Formulating Change

Working groups draw up plan for future of NCAA basketball.

Division III opts to maintain ban on championships beer and wine sales

Beer and wine soon will be poured at some of the NCAA’s largest championships, but the same won’t hold true in Division III’s more intimate settings.

How one conference is putting the new Presidential Forum report into practice

The Division I Presidential Forum approved the Charting the Course report in January, capping a year of preparing a vision for what the student-athlete experience should look like along every stage of the journey through college sports.

DIII looks at requiring schools to submit student-athlete grad rates

Retention rates of football players and African-American student-athletes in Division III have lagged behind those of their counterparts for eight consecutive years.

DI schools use special distribution dollars to fund student-athlete needs

Two years ago, the NCAA Board of Governors approved a special $200 million distribution to Division I schools.

Division II University brings health and safety, rules education to coaches online

Division II University is a new online program for Division II coaches that provides education on NCAA rules and student-athlete health and safety.

Working group seeks more engagement from DIII FARs

Kurt Beron, a Texas-Dallas economics professor, has served as the school’s faculty athletics representative since 2000.

New convention brings Division II SAACs together

Tracking the pulse of more than 120,000 Division II student-athletes is no small task for the 27 students and recent graduates who make up the national Division II SAAC.

Researcher collects experiences of college athletes-turned-mothers

As she searched for topics to delve into during her graduate studies, Candice Williams became intrigued by the concept of elite athletes who also are new mothers.

New survey reveals lack of clarity about designation of senior woman administrators

When Jane Miller gave up coaching in 1995 to become a full-time administrator in Virginia athletics, three letters in her title catapulted her career.


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