Student-athletes have a voice at Convention and beyond

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick NCAA.org When the presidents on the Division I Board of Directors came into the boardroom on Jan. 14, they were poised to continue the fast-moving changes that began with the presidential retreat last August...

NCAA football attendance reaches new heights again

By Gary K. Johnson A record number of fans attended games at the 638 NCAA football-sponsoring schools this past year, including home games, neutral-site games and postseason contests. The total of 49,699,419 surpasses the previous high set...

Division I Football Committee reprimands Old Dominion University athletics director and head coach

The NCAA Division I Football Championship Committee has reprimanded Old Dominion University director of athletics Camden Wood Selig and head coach Bobby Wilder for violations of the NCAA’s championship policy during the 2011 NCAA Division...

Pair selected for International University Sport Federation Forum

By Marta Lawrence NCAA.org Junior Travis Misner, a baseball student-athlete at Division III Loras College, will spend his 21stbirthday on a day-long flight to Chinese Taipei. Misner and former basketball student-athlete Andrea Dalton of...

Davidson student-athlete scores poetry slam dunk

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick NCAA.org You can read the words of Amanda Ottaway’s poem “Godwinks,” but the ink on the page pales to watching her perform it. Ottaway’s whole body tells the story, her arms rising and falling with the timbre of...

LG Electronics extends NCAA corporate partnership

LG Electronics USA, an official NCAA Corporate Partner, has extended its alliance with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, under a new agreement that runs through August 2015. Through this new agreement, negotiated with CBS...

Inaugural Division III Week set for April 9-15

By Jack Copeland NCAA.org The first observance of Division III Week – a celebration by member schools of the division’s unique philosophy that equally values academics, athletics and student-athletes’ involvement in a full and rich campus...

They mean business

By David Pickle NCAA.org Like many student-athletes before her, Tahirah Williams had the grades and the skills. What she needed was the test score. She fell short on her first try, and then again the second. And then the third. And the...

Volleyball rules committee backs increase in substitutions

By Greg Johnson The NCAA Women’s Volleyball Rules Committee recommended at its January meeting that substitutions increase to 15 per set beginning in the 2012 season. Currently, teams are allowed to have 12 substitutions per set...

Grand Valley State’s Haas elected DII Presidents Council vice chair

Grand Valley State President Thomas J. Haas was elected vice chair of the Division II Presidents Council during the Council’s January meeting. He replaces West Texas A&M President Pat O’Brien, who became Council chair at the conclusion...

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