Presidents Council

Division III Presidents Council

The Presidents Council is the highest governing body in Division III. The Council establishes and directs the general policy of the Division, while also establishing Division III’s strategic plan. Presidents Council has the ability to make...

Division III Presidents Council supports key health and safety legislation

By Brian Burnsed The Division III Presidents Council met on Thursday, Aug. 8, at the NCAA’s Indianapolis headquarters. The lengthiest discussions and most significant pieces of legislation that the Council sponsored pertained to student-...

DII Presidents Council advances safety, academic legislation

By Josh Looney The Division II Presidents Council at its Aug. 8 meeting in Indianapolis finalized the legislative agenda for the 2014 Convention by supporting legislation that impacts student-athlete health and safety, addresses penalties...

DII Presidents Council to consider emergency legislation to deregulate medical expenses

By David Pickle The Division II Presidents Council will consider emergency legislation at its January meeting that would deregulate Division II Bylaw 16.4 (medical expenses). The emergency legislation, recommended by the Division II...

DIII Presidents Council opposes combo hockey approach for 2014

By Gary Brown The Division III Presidents Council at its meeting on Tuesday defeated a proposal to conduct the Division III Men’s Ice Hockey Championship game in conjunction with the Men’s Frozen Four in 2014. The proposal to use the...

DIII Presidents Council backs sickle cell allocation

By Gary Brown Sickle cell trait status confirmation for Division III student-athletes got a financial boost Tuesday when the Presidents Council authorized a one-time allocation to help schools defray the costs of testing if a proposal to...

DII Presidents Council identifies 2013 strategies, initiatives

By David Pickle Division II’s 40th year will be one of its most important, as shown by the overarching strategies and priorities that were approved Tuesday at the fall meeting of the Division II Presidents Council. “We are at an important...

Ford, Scott join DII Presidents Council

Deborah Ford, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and Steven Scott, president of Pittsburg State University, recently were elected to the Division II Presidents Council. The Council is a 16-member board composed of chief...

O’Brien addresses issues facing Division II

By David Pickle West Texas A&M President Pat O’Brien became chair of the Division II Presidents Council at the conclusion of the 2012 Convention. O’Brien is especially well-suited to the role, having served a year as Council vice chair...

'He’s moved us forward'

T his article appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of Champion magazine. By David Pickle At the 2005 Division II Presidents and Chancellors Summit, a young president from an East Coast school crystallized a complex Division II membership...

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