DIII presidents review graduation-rate data

By Gary Brown The Division III Presidents Council at its meeting on Tuesday reviewed a third year of data from a voluntary academic reporting program showing that student-athletes in general graduate at rates higher than their student-body...

Boerigter new DII Management Council chair; Stromme elected vice chair

Bob Boerigter, commissioner of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association, and Karen Stromme, assistant athletics director at the University of Minnesota Duluth, have been elected chair and vice chair of the Division II...

DIII Presidents Council backs sickle cell allocation

By Gary Brown Sickle cell trait status confirmation for Division III student-athletes got a financial boost Tuesday when the Presidents Council authorized a one-time allocation to help schools defray the costs of testing if a proposal to...

DII Presidents Council identifies 2013 strategies, initiatives

By David Pickle Division II’s 40th year will be one of its most important, as shown by the overarching strategies and priorities that were approved Tuesday at the fall meeting of the Division II Presidents Council. “We are at an important...

Board won’t consider new proposals through 2013-14

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick The Division I Board of Directors will not consider legislation in the 2013-14 legislative cycle that is not a part of the presidential reform initiatives or considered essential to the operation of Division I,...

Board adopts tougher, more efficient enforcement program

By Gary Brown The Division I Board of Directors today adopted an overhauled enforcement structure that creates additional levels of infractions, hastens the investigation process and ratchets up penalties for the most egregious violations...

Q&A with Oregon State President Ed Ray

As the working group reviewed the current enforcement structure and contemplated desired outcomes from a revised approach, what common themes emerged about what needed to change? First, it was clear we needed to have stiffer and more...

Sandy strands St. Cloud State women’s hockey team

By Greg Johnson The St. Cloud State women’s hockey team left for a routine weekend series at Providence last Friday. Four days later, the experience is anything but routine. Sandy, the super storm that is wreaking havoc on the eastern...

San Jose's historic feet

50 years ago, San Jose State became the first integrated team to win the Division I cross country title.

NCAA Statement on Hurricane Sandy

“The NCAA is actively working with member institutions in the wide path of Hurricane Sandy to ensure that the needs of student-athletes are met before, during and after the storm. Our top priority is the safety of our student-athletes and...

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