Division I Council

DI Council introduces time demands legislation

Division I college athletes could have more time to pursue study abroad and internship opportunities if measures introduced into the 2016-17 cycle by the Division I Council are adopted.

Basketball committees could represent five regions

The Division I Council introduced legislation that would spread the members of DI basketball committees across five regions.

Time spent on athletics may get Convention review

Members review concepts for both potential legislation and recommended best practices that could alter the way Division I college athletes spend their time.

Council adjusts bowl selection process

The Division I Council has solidified the process for placing eligible teams into bowl games for the 2016-17 season.

DI Council approves bowl certification moratorium

The Division I Council voted Friday to place a three-year moratorium on certifying new postseason football bowl games. The moratorium is intended to give a working group examining postseason football, including bowl certification criteria, time to complete its work.

DI continues talks on time demands

The Division I Council is playing an active role in discussions about time demands placed on student-athletes and is working with the Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences to develop legislation that could alter the college athletics experience for both students and coaches.

DI Council starts discussion about time demands

The Division I Council this week began a discussion about how to address the time demands on college athletes, and members will look to the students themselves to offer potential solutions.

NCAA Division I Council Ad Hoc Financial Aid Issues Working Group

Under the direction of the NCAA Division I Council Student-Athlete Experience Committee, the NCAA Division I Council Ad Hoc Financial Aid Issues Working Group will conduct a comprehensive review of financial aid issues related to cost of...

NCAA Division I Council Ad Hoc Financial Aid Issues Working Group Timelines

Anticipated Timeline. August 2015 – Begin work. September 2015 – Provide an update to the Division I Council at its in-person meeting. Fall 2015 to 2016 NCAA Convention – Solicit feedback from the Division I membership, including...

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.


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