Governance

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.

DI board acts to move forward strategic agenda

The Division I Board of Directors heard updates on progress made in several of its strategic areas of emphasis, including health and safety, academic misconduct, diversity and inclusion and enforcement and infractions. The board met Wednesday in Indianapolis.

DI Presidential Forum seeks feedback on NCAA’s role in academic integrity issues

The Division I Presidential Forum is seeking member feedback on how to better define the NCAA’s role in instances in which principles of fair competition and student-athlete well-being may be compromised by academic integrity issues. The forum met April 30 in Indianapolis.

Reflecting on the DI Council experience

This spring I will complete my two-year term as chair of the Division I Council. It has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my professional career, despite the challenges and the time commitment.

DIII membership survey provides direction for the coming years

A day before they vote on 2019 NCAA Convention legislation that would affect Division III immediately, the division’s delegates will gather at their issues forum to weigh in on topics that may influence the future.

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