DIII legislative agenda may be reduced

By Gary Brown Division III’s legislative agenda at this Saturday’s business session could be shrinking. After reviewing a 10-proposal package at previous meetings, the Division III Management Council at its Wednesday session was informed...

Council tables most proposals, acts on agent issue

The Division I Legislative Council tabled several proposals in anticipation of the work of the Transforming Intercollegiate Athletics: Rules Working Group’s recommendations later this year, though it did cast votes Wednesday on several key...

Duncan praises NCAA’s academic progress

By Brian Hendrickson After delivering sharp criticism of the NCAA in recent years, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Wednesday instead encouraged college leaders to continue down their current path during his NCAA Convention...

An NCAA title and diploma in three years, therapy career ahead

By Michelle Hiskey For NCAA.org Shortly after helping the Aggies win the NCAA Women’s Final Four, Adaora Elonu graduated with a 3.56 grade point average in allied health. Now, in her fourth year on the team, she’s working towards a master’...

Educational session highlights efforts to increase inclusion

By Marta Lawrence NCAA.org Wednesday’s NCAA Convention educational session “NCAA Inclusion Summit…What’s Next?” prompted thoughts on strategic initiatives resulting from the inaugural summit held in September. Bernard Franklin, NCAA...

Managing missed class time is part of the game

By Greg Johnson NCAA.org When someone decides to become a collegiate student-athlete, it’s inevitable that he or she will need to manage missed class time to maintain academic success. Learning to cope with this aspect of student-athlete...

Michigan St. QB reflects on student-athlete experience

By Greg Johnson NCAA.org When Kirk Cousins sat in the locker room Jan. 2 after Michigan State’s 33-30 triple-overtime victory over Georgia in the Outback Bowl, it hit him. After five years, his stellar career with the Spartans, whom he...

NCAA Colloquium broadens reform perspective

By Gary Brown With academics in all three divisions forming the backbone of the 2012 NCAA Convention, visitors to the fifth annual Scholarly Colloquium on College Sports are getting a primer on how policy has affected student-athletes in...

Convention will be different experience for DI Legislative Council

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick INDIANAPOLIS – The 2012 Convention will be different for the Division I Legislative Council, which meets this week to review the 78 proposals in the current legislative cycle. With a separate working group...

DI delegates to be debriefed at Convention forum

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick INDIANAPOLIS – Division I members will gather at the NCAA Convention this week to discuss the ongoing reform agenda at a forum on Friday. NCAA President Mark Emmert, who has championed the goal of improving the...

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