Governance

DI Council adopts midyear enrollee legislation

The Division I Council adopted emergency legislation allowing some fall sport midyear enrollees to compete during the 2020-21 academic year.

Board of Governors appoints DeGioia as chair

The NCAA Board of Governors has selected John J. DeGioia, president of Georgetown, as its chair.

DI board backs transfer proposal, suspends academic penalties

The Division I Board of Directors strongly supports legislation that would allow all Division I student-athletes the opportunity to transfer and compete immediately, regardless of the sport they play. The board met virtually Wednesday.

DI Committee on Academics recommends two-year APR penalty suspension

The Division I Committee on Academics will recommend the Division I Board of Directors suspend Academic Progress Rate penalties for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The committee met by videoconference Thursday.

Division III to experience $7.6 million deficit in 2019-20

Division III will experience a $7.6 million deficit for the 2019-20 fiscal year as a result of the cancellation of the remaining winter and spring championships.

Division I makes initial rule decisions in wake of COVID-19

Division I Council leadership made several decisions Friday related to the initial impact of the COVID-19 virus outbreak on the operation of Division I sports.

DII adopts notification of transfer model

Division II has adopted the notification of transfer model, replacing the current permission-to-contact rules with legislation that will allow student-athletes to explore transfer opportunities without being limited by their current school.

DIII Management Council recommends two new emerging sports

The sports of women’s wrestling and acrobatics and tumbling have each taken an important step in the process toward becoming official Division III sports.

DII Presidents Council does not sponsor notification of transfer model

The Division II Presidents Council opposed a heavily discussed transfer concept that was recently established in Division I, determining that the “notification of transfer” model will not advance through the governance structure as a Division II proposal for the 2020 NCAA Convention.

DIII student-athletes soon may be included in NCAA Transfer Portal

Division III student-athletes soon may be permitted to be included in the NCAA Transfer Portal like their peers in Divisions I and II.

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