Committee on Academics

DI to take fresh look at academic integrity rules

The Division I Committee on Academics began reviewing academic integrity rules this week with an eye toward working with other Division I governance bodies to clarify and enhance the rules adopted in 2016.

DI committee recommits to transfer recommendations

The Division I Committee on Academics reaffirmed recommendations it gave earlier this year to the Division I Council Transfer Working Group, including its support for a rule change that would eliminate the ability of coaches and schools to restrict aid to student-athletes after transferring.

DI Committee on Academics considers transfer rule changes

The Division I Committee on Academics will recommend to the Transfer Working Group that four-year transfer student-athletes who meet specific grade-point average and progress-toward-degree requirements be able to compete immediately at the second school.

Committee on Academics discusses DI transfer rules

The Division I Committee on Academics has provided feedback to the Transfer Working Group.

DI academics committee approves campus resource

The Division I Committee on Academics gave final approval to a new resource intended to help high-level leaders on campus assess and discuss the academic well-being of student-athletes at their school.

DI academics group exploring evaluation tool

The Division I Committee on Academics reviewed a tool that schools could review to help inform an analysis of academic performance on an individual campus.

DI committee revises academic penalty appeals process

The Division I Committee on Academics approved revisions to its Academic Performance Program penalty appeal procedures last week. The updates are designed with a three-pronged goal: to provide a more responsive and clear process that will ease the burden on schools seeking relief from penalties resulting from a team’s Academic Progress Rate; to enhance involvement of presidents of penalized schools; and to better focus the committee’s time on strategic matters.

HBCUs, limited-resource schools to benefit from initiatives

The NCAA national office staff has begun developing extensive educational initiatives intended to help limited-resource schools and historically black colleges and universities support their students academically.

Division I to consider tougher academic integrity policies

At a time when national attention is focused on academic integrity in higher education, the Division I membership will now have the opportunity to change its academic misconduct rules. On Tuesday, the Division I Council sponsored a Committee on Academics-drafted proposal – the result of more than two years of deliberation – that would change the way the division regulates academic misconduct.

Academics group hopes to propose misconduct legislation this year

The Committee on Academics dug deeper into academic misconduct issues and legislative concepts at its February 16-17 meeting in Indianapolis, and the group intends to have legislative recommendations later this year.

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