2016 NCAA Convention

2016 NCAA State of the Association

MARK EMMERT: We are gathered here today in recognition of this uniquely American phenomenon of college sport. We come together because we love college sports, because our students, our fans, our alumni love college sports. Indeed, it's...

DI board approves waiver for alcohol sales at baseball, softball championships

Beer and wine will be sold this year in general seating at the College World Series and Women’s College World Series through a one-year pilot program, the Division I Board of Directors decided.

Board of Governors calls for renewed commitment to values of diversity, inclusion

The NCAA’s commitment to fostering a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion in athletics was bolstered Tuesday when the NCAA Board of Governors unanimously approved a resolution to further commit the Association to those values.

Division II vote gives new life to equestrian

Nearly 200 college administrators at the NCAA Convention voted Saturday to let equestrian’s ride continue in Division II.

Lee University named Division II Award of Excellence winner

Lee University was named the 2016 Division II Award of Excellence winner, an annual accolade recognizing positive initiatives at Division II schools. The award was presented before a crowd of college administrators and student-athletes at the 2016 NCAA Convention Saturday in San Antonio.

Division III members vote against football proposal, adopt dues increase

For the second year in a row, Division III members were asked to decide if contact should be permitted during football’s spring segment. And for the second year in a row, they decided it shouldn’t.

Division II adopts six proposals at 2016 Convention

Delegates from Division II schools and conferences adopted six pieces of legislation Saturday morning at the 2016 NCAA Convention in San Antonio. The new additions to the Division II rulebook include legislation that will require national certification of designated strength and conditioning coaches and require student-athletes to be athletically and academically eligible in order to compete as individuals in “unattached” competition.

Future sites selected for NCAA Convention

The NCAA Convention will make its first visit to Phoenix in 2024 during a decade in which the event will return to five other regular host sites for the annual gathering of the Association’s nearly 1,100 member schools.

For NCAA Honors recipients, college sports opens doors to lifetime of success

Peter Ueberroth can say with certainty that he wouldn’t have gone to college, he wouldn’t have met his wife and, of course, he wouldn’t be standing where he was Friday night: on stage at the NCAA Honors celebration as part of the 2016 NCAA Convention, accepting the Association’s highest honor.

SAAC reveals time demands survey results at Division I Issues Forum

Throughout Division I, those who work in college athletics are asking questions about how student-athletes spend their time – and whether the demands of sports allow adequate time for coursework, sleep and a chance to just be college students. This week at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio, Division I schools and conferences began getting some initial feedback from a constituency that knows this issue well: college athletes themselves.


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