2014 Convention

Nantz inspires student-athletes to dream big

Jim Nantz told NCAA members it’s their duty to help their student-athletes dream big and reach their goals during his keynote speech at the NCAA Convention.

DI Legislative Council approves recruiting, safety proposals

The NCAA Division I Legislative Council on Wednesday reached consensus on some key proposals, from loosening recruiting rules to requiring member schools to designate a team physician and report catastrophic injuries to the Association.

DII proposal focuses on roles of ADs, compliance officers

The Division II Management Council recommended that the Division II Presidents Council sponsor a proposal that would require all active Division II institutions to employ a full-time athletics director and and a full-time compliance administrator with no coaching responsibilities.

DIII Management Council stresses prudent future spending

Division III Management Council members dove into a discussion regarding the need for more prudent spending in the future, with current expenditures, coupled with increasing economic constraints, poised to create deficits in the years ahead.

PROP to stress one-year delay for financial, facility changes

The Playing Rules Oversight Panel will issue a directive to all sports playing rules committees to strongly consider a one-year delay when making changes that have a financial or facility impact, particularly for Division II and III schools.

Division I Transfer change could come this week

The Division I Leadership Council subcommittee studying the issue of transfers will make recommendations to the full Leadership Council at the NCAA Convention to make changes to the division’s transfer rules, which would be passed on to the Division I Board of Directors for approval by the end of the week.

Sport safety package highlights DIII legislative slate

Division III members will be asked to vote on three portions of the sport safety package first introduced by the Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports at the NCAA Convention in San Diego.

DII could make statement with Path to Graduation votes

The Division II membership will have a chance to shape the future academic path of the division and make a statement about its commitment to the academic success of its student-athletes at the 2014 NCAA Convention when it considers a package of five “Path to Graduation” proposals.

DI to discuss recruiting, student welfare rules

The Division I Legislative Council will consider legislation impacting recruiting communication, recruiting materials, and student-athlete meal plans during the NCAA Convention in San Diego.

NCAA’s best to be honored at 2014 Convention

The Association will hand out its top awards to deserving recipients throughout convention week, capped by Friday’s Honors Celebration.


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