Update : After this story was published, the NCAA women’s basketball staff received feedback from regional hosts of the 2016 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship noting that due to other commitments they will not be able to make...
The Division I Competition Oversight Committee met Monday and Tuesday in Indianapolis and charged its finance subcommittee with reviewing resource allocation and management in areas of student-athlete experience and long-term financial sustainability in the championships program.
The Division I Men’s Basketball Oversight Committee amended its proposal that would allow college coaches 20 hours a week of access to work out their players who are invited to participate in the NBA Draft Combine. The Division I Council sponsored the proposal during its September meeting.
“We have not completely reviewed the court’s 73-page decision, but we agree with the court that the injunction ‘allowing students to be paid cash compensation of up to $5,000 per year was erroneous.’ Since Aug. 1, the NCAA has allowed...
Southern Methodist University committed multiple violations, including academic fraud, unethical conduct and head coach control in the men’s basketball program and recruiting and unethical conduct in the men’s golf program
The Division II Championships Committee voted in support of adding a new round of seeding at the Division II men’s basketball tournament this year, a move aimed at improving the matchups at the championship games.
As reflected in the third annual report of the independent athletics integrity monitor, Penn State has made considerable progress through its commitment to reform and we support the recommendation that the monitoring conclude at the end of...
The Division III Championships Committee endorsed recommendations from the Division III Wrestling Committee and Division III Women’s Rowing Committee that could carry an annual price tag of more than $50,000.
September 21, 2015 Athletics directors -- Villanova announced that Mark Jackson was appointed the school's director of athletics. Jackson, who most recently served as the senior associate director of athletics and chief innovation officer...
Revenue generated by ticket sales, broadcast agreements and other sources at 24 Football Bowl Subdivision schools outpaced athletics expenses in 2014, according to a new NCAA study. That figure jumped from 20 schools in 2013 but has remained relatively consistent through the past decade.
NCAA championships could be played in states that allow sports wagering and coaches could text recruits without restrictions, if membership-sponsored proposals related to these respective issues are approved by the Division I Council.
An NCAA committee is recognizing the leader of the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators as an individual who has worked to support the interests of ethnic minorities and other underrepresented populations.
For the seventh straight year, Division II partnered with the Minority Opportunities Athletic Association to give young minority and female administrators an up-close look at the Division II governance structure.
The Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is pleased with the recent ruling coming out of the National Labor Relations Board. The goal of the few football student-athletes at Northwestern University, to promote and protect the well...
"The National Labor Relations Board’s decision to reject jurisdiction and dismiss the union petition in this case is appropriate. In its ruling, the NLRB recognized the NCAA continually evolves to better support college athletes. In recent...
The NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Rules Committee reviewed all aspects of the sport and set its agenda for future discussion items at its annual meeting held Tuesday and Wednesday in Indianapolis. Most notably, the committee’s annual rules survey indicated wide support for the changes made in the previous cycle to encourage a faster pace of play.
If a proposal sponsored by the Division I Council is adopted next year, Division I schools could pay for parents or guardians of Football Bowl Subdivision student-athletes to accompany their children on official recruiting visits.
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a request from the NCAA Softball Rules Committee to allow teams to review video and access information entered into electronic equipment during competition as an experimental rule for fall 2015 and fall 2016.
August 28, 2015 Athletics directors -- Beth Goetz was named interim athletics director at Minnesota. She has served as the university's deputy athletics director and Senior Woman Administrator for the past three years. Prior to Minnesota,...
This year, members of the Division II national Student-Athlete Advisory Committee are embracing opportunities to participate in the Division II governance process in unprecedented ways. But the committee’s work to enhance the student-athlete voice is far from over.
At every level of the Division II governance process this year, robust discussions have centered around the rules related to “unattached” competition in individual sports. That trend continued last week at the Presidents Council meeting in Indianapolis.
Division III members will vote on a membership dues increase at the 2016 NCAA Convention. In a meeting Thursday in Indianapolis, the Division III Presidents Council approved a proposal from the Division III Strategic Planning and Finance Committee that would push annual dues for Division III schools from $900 to $2,000 and from $450 to $1,000 for conferences.
Division I leadership’s top priority remains the education of college athletes, and future decisions will strengthen that commitment, the Division I Board of Directors decided Wednesday after reviewing recommendations developed this week at the Division I Strategic Summit.
The Division II Management Council recommended that the Presidents Council sponsor a proposal that calls for the certification of Division II strength and conditioning coaches. It also supported proposals that would change the rules on student-athletes who compete “unattached” in individual sports.