2017 NCAA Convention

DI Women’s Basketball Championship to maintain format

After reviewing survey results from the membership, through which almost 80 percent of Division I conferences felt the tournament should not change its format, the Division I Women’s Basketball Oversight Committee on Tuesday decided it will instead focus on ways to enhance the championship.

2017 NCAA Convention Legislation: Division I

Decisions made at the 2017 NCAA Convention could provide student-athletes the opportunity to pursue additional opportunities in college outside their sport.

2017 NCAA Convention Legislation: Division II

This year’s legislative slate features proposals that could change the way financial aid is calculated, address academic misconduct, athletics medical care and the structure of the nonchampionship segment in Division II sports.

2017 NCAA Convention Legislation: Division III

Division III members will vote on nine proposals at the 2017 NCAA Convention next week.

2017 Theodore Roosevelt Award: Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Making a difference, particularly through inclusive leadership, is what drives Beth Brooke-Marciniak.

2017 NCAA Convention Coverage

Every January, NCAA members travel from campuses and conferences around the country to attend the NCAA Convention. Leaders throughout college sports gather to vote on rule changes, which are developed by members and committees throughout the year in an effort to best support student-athletes.

Tennessee’s Joan Cronan to receive Pat Summitt Award

Joan Cronan has been named the first recipient of the newly established NCAA President’s Pat Summitt Award. GETTY IMAGES Joan Cronan, former women’s athletics director at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been named the first...

Grant Hill to receive NCAA Ford Award

Grant Hill has been named the 2017 recipient of the NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award, which honors an individual who has provided significant leadership as an advocate for college sports.

2017 Silver Anniversary Award winners announced

The NCAA will recognize six former student-athletes with the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award for their collegiate and professional achievements.

2017 Silver Anniversary Award: Susan Robinson Fruchtl

Susan Robinson Fruchtl, in her first year as athletics director at Saint Francis University (Pennsylvania), is now coaching her coaches and enjoying their successes with them.

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