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Swimming rules committee recommends synchronized diving

Synchronized diving may be headed to NCAA competition next season. The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Swimming Rules Committee recommended synchronized diving be an event option in non-championship and invitational meets, starting in the 2015-16 academic year.

Men’s basketball rules committee recommends package of proposals to improve game

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee recommended a package of proposals and officiating directives to significantly improve the pace of play, better balance offense with defense and reduce the physicality in the sport. During its meetings May 12-15 in Indianapolis, the committee caucused with the National Association of Basketball Coaches Board of Directors, Division I Men’s Basketball Committee and other key figures in men’s college basketball.

Division III Presidents Council explores dues increase

After several months of discussion, the formal process for a potential Division III membership dues increase has been set in motion. At its April 29-30 meeting in Indianapolis, the Division III Presidents Council charged the Division III Strategic Planning and Finance Committee with formulating different options for a dues increase.

Division I to hold strategic summit

Division I leaders will meet in Indianapolis this summer to decide how to address the most pressing challenges facing college sports.

Division II Presidents Council adopts new strategic plan

The Division II Presidents Council this week approved a new strategic plan, securing the framework that will guide decisions and direction in the division through 2021.

Eight NCAA schools receive USA Triathlon grant

Eight NCAA schools will be the first to receive a multi-year grant to assist with the development of women’s varsity triathlon programs, USA Triathlon announced.

Wrestling Rules Committee recommends making two experimental rules permanent

The NCAA Wrestling Rules Committee recommended that two experimental rules to decrease stalling become permanent starting with the 2015-16 season.

Division II Management Council votes down drug testing recommendation

After a lengthy discussion, the Division II Management Council did not support a recommendation to eliminate testing for marijuana and other “street drugs” at Division II championships.

The Record: April 2015

April 20, 2015 Presidents and Chancellors – Wingate Rhett Brown was the school’s 10th president. Brown came to Wingate as a football student-athlete. In his 26 years of working at Wingate, Brown has fulfilled many duties. He served a stint...

Binge control

In January, Division III and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators launched 360 Proof, a new online tool designed to help members better address alcohol use and abuse on their campuses and to encourage collaboration between athletics departments and student affairs personnel.

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