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.
“We are pleased that the Ninth Circuit today granted the NCAA’s motion for stay. As a result, the NCAA will not be implementing any changes to its rules in response to the district court’s injunction at this time. We continue to await the...
The Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee weighed in on a pair of topics that will be a major focus for Division III through the next two years. When it convened July 18-19 in Indianapolis, Division III SAAC discussed ways to improve game environments and potential changes to playing and practice seasons at length, including roundtable discussions with the Division III Management Council.
The Division III legislative slate for the 2016 NCAA Convention has begun to take shape. The Division III Management Council voted to support several pieces of legislation and held preliminary discussions on proposals from the membership when the Management Council convened on July 20-21 in Indianapolis.
July 31, 2015 Athletics directors -- St. John’s has appointed Joseph Oliva as interim athletic director. For the past two years, Oliva has held oversight responsibilities for the department of athletics. During his tenure overseeing...
The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee will have the flexibility to slide every team up or down the seed list, including the last four at-large teams selected to the field, thanks to an adjustment in the principles and procedures for selecting, seeding and bracketing March Madness teams.
The NCAA has asked the 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals to stay the injunction ordered by the district court. We have long maintained a stay would be necessary if a decision was not announced in a reasonable amount of time before the...
The NCAA announced today the selectees for the second phase of the Mind Matters Challenge. The challenge, which seeks to advance understanding of how to change culture, attitudes and behavior in young adults about concussion, is part of the broader joint initiative between the NCAA and the U.S. Department of Defense.
To continue to address player safety concerns, the NCAA is moving forward with an experimental rule in football to allow medical observers to notify game officials when a player appears to have suffered a head/neck injury.