2017 NCAA Convention

DII adopts financial aid, health care legislation

Division II delegates passed three changes to Division II financial aid legislation – along with 15 other proposals – at Saturday’s Division II business session at the NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

North Georgia wins 2017 DII Award of Excellence

The University of North Georgia is the winner of the 2017 Division II Award of Excellence, an annual accolade recognizing positive campus and community engagement events.

Division III graduate transfer proposal defeated

After significant debates before and throughout the 2017 NCAA Convention, a proposal to permit graduate students to participate in athletics at the Division III institution of their choice was defeated in a membership vote.

DII Keynote panel spotlights diversity and inclusion

Emphasizing a theme that has woven through the NCAA Convention this week in Nashville, Tennessee, a panel of speakers from the Division II membership Friday discussed diversity and inclusion on college campuses and shared their personal stories before hundreds of athletics administrators, college presidents and student-athletes who gathered for the Division II Keynote Session.

NCAA honors Grant Hill as Ford Award winner

When Grant Hill graduated from Duke University, he left with lifelong friendships, experiences with faculty members who made an impact on his life, and four years of learning in what he calls “The Classroom of K.” When Grant Hill graduated...

DIII leaders gather to discuss key proposal

A proposal that would permit graduate students to participate in athletics at the Division III school of their choice took center stage amid a series of wide-ranging discussions at Friday’s Division III Issues Forum.

DI student-athletes to have more time away from sports

Division I student-athletes will have more guaranteed time to use how they’d like, starting in the 2017-18 academic year.

Members discuss DI proposals at Issues Forum

Representatives from Division I colleges and universities gathered Thursday at the Division I Issues Forum at the NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, to review legislative proposals and provide feedback on them before the Division I Council considers them in April.

Strategic plans for DI, National Collegiate championships revealed

Members of the Division I Competition Oversight Committee revealed some preliminary long-term strategic planning for the championships they oversee during a menu session Thursday at the NCAA Convention.

Emmert stresses diligence in three commitments to college athletics

In the State of the Association address at the Opening Business Session of the 2017 NCAA Convention, President Mark Emmert reminded delegates that the ability to push intercollegiate athletics forward will depend on being diligent about academics, student-athlete health and well-being and fairness.

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