Presidents Council

Presidents Council approves blanket waiver for all DIII student-athletes

All Division III student-athletes are able to participate in athletics during this academic year without being charged a season of participation or semesters of eligibility.

DII advances 3 proposals for 2022 Convention

The Division II Presidents Council sponsored three proposals related to the division’s infractions process to be voted on at the 2022 NCAA Convention. The Division II legislative proposals that will be voted on at the 2021 Convention were sponsored at previous governance meetings.

DII Presidents Council approves further COVID-19 protections for student-athletes

The Division II Presidents Council approved protections for student-athletes whose seasons are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The new measures include a prohibition on institutions reducing or canceling athletics aid for any student-athlete who, by Oct. 1, chooses not to participate during the 2020-21 academic year.

DIII Presidents Council takes action on name, image and likeness proposals

The Division III Presidents Council on Wednesday voted to sponsor two legislative concepts on student-athletes’ use of their name, image and likeness.

DII Presidents Council advances name, image and likeness proposals

The Division II Presidents Council on Wednesday voted to advance several legislative proposals to the 2021 NCAA Convention, including concepts that would permit student-athletes to benefit from their name, image and likeness.

DII Presidents Council cancels fall 2020 championships

Division II’s seven fall 2020 championships are canceled, the Division II Presidents Council decided Wednesday due to the operational, logistical and financial challenges presented by COVID-19.

Division III Presidents Council cancels fall championships

NCAA Division III championships in fall sports for 2020-21 are canceled. With the health and safety of the division’s student-athletes as its priority, the Division III Presidents Council made the decision Wednesday to cancel the championships due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related administrative and financial challenges.

DII Presidents Council lowers maximum, minimum number of contests

For the 2020-21 academic year, the number of contests required in DII for sport sponsorship and championships selection, as well as the maximum number of contests allowed, will be reduced as a result of financial impacts from COVID-19.

DIII Presidents Council considers student-athlete compensation for promotions and endorsements

Division III student-athletes would be able to be compensated for tutoring, private lessons, book publishing, modeling or autographs, according to two concepts discussed by the Presidents Council at its meeting this week.

DII Presidents Council approves changes to long-range budget to address revenue reduction

The Division II Presidents Council on Wednesday approved changes to the division’s long-range budget to address the reduction in revenue for the current fiscal year.


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