2016 NCAA Convention

DIII Management Council urges practical application of health and safety guidelines

During a meeting Wednesday at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio, the Division III Management Council recommended that the national office staff consider developing an advisory group comprised of college presidents, athletics administrators and athletic trainers from all three divisions to address health and safety guidelines put forward by the NCAA Sport Science Institute. The group would work to find ways for schools of all sizes and financial means to implement health and safety guidelines.

Panel holds preliminary discussion on future of rules

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel held a preliminary discussion regarding recent changes to the Division I governance system Wednesday at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio.

Council approves methods for more FBS conferences to hold football championships

Football Bowl Subdivision conferences with fewer than 12 members will be able to hold a conference championship football game in addition to the allowed 12 regular-season games, the Division I Council decided Wednesday, and such conferences will have two ways to meet scheduling requirements.

Council changes date for students to remove names from NBA draft

Students competing in men’s basketball now have a better opportunity to assess their likelihood of success in the NBA without jeopardizing their college eligibility. In an effort to both provide students the chance to make more fully...

2016 NCAA Convention memorial resolution list

Institutional Staff Associated with Athletics Jack Adams Eastern Kentucky University Margaret Addington University of Georgia James Aguiar Plymouth State University Morry Arbini Colorado State University Bill Arnsparger University of...

2016 NCAA Convention Coverage

Every January, NCAA members travel from campuses and conferences around the country to gather at the NCAA Convention. It is the venue where representatives from NCAA schools and conferences gather to vote on rule changes, large and small, developed by NCAA members and committees throughout the year.

Future of Division I will be discussed by key groups at Convention

The 2016 NCAA Convention will provide a venue for work on the future of Division I, with the first in-person meetings of both the Values-Based Revenue Distribution group and the Sport Organizational Structure group scheduled for Jan. 12 in San Antonio.

2016 NCAA Convention legislation: Division I

Actions expected at the 2016 NCAA Convention could bring more change for college athletes, especially in the high-profile sports of football and men’s basketball. Proposals to be considered by the Division I Council could change the way conferences determine their football champions and alter the process for students declaring for the NBA draft.

2016 NCAA Convention legislation: Division III

Division III members will vote on 10 proposals at the 2016 NCAA Convention this week in San Antonio. Most notably, members will weigh in on raising membership dues, deregulating electronic transmissions between coaches and recruits, and permitting full pads and contact during football’s spring segment.

2016 NCAA Convention legislation: Division II

Division II members will vote on eight proposals at their business session Saturday in San Antonio. This year’s business session is the first that will include a Division II student-athlete vote – the result of legislation adopted at last year’s Convention. The Division II Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will cast one vote on each proposal on behalf of their peers.

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