2018 NCAA Convention

Northwood wins 2018 DII Award of Excellence

Northwood won the Division II Award of Excellence for its "Go M.A.D. Day," a campus-wide effort to give back to their community that was inspired by a former football coach and athletics director.

Division II votes to permit membership applications from schools in Mexico

Division II, the only division in the NCAA with a Canadian member, is opening its doors to another North American country.

DIII-to-DIII graduate transfer legislation adopted

Division III graduate and postbaccalaureate students with remaining eligibility will now be permitted to participate in college athletics at the Division III institution of their choice.

DIII delegates review Convention legislation

Division III members have had a final opportunity to review the 2018 slate of legislative proposals.

NCAA president honors broadcaster Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts, the successful broadcaster and former women's college basketball player who helped bring the Women's Final Four to a national broadcast audience, was honored Friday by NCAA President Mark Emmert as the recipient of Gerald R. Ford Award.

Women's basketball trailblazer inspires at DII keynote session

The Division II keynote session featured Gail Marquis, a two-time All-American from Queens College (New York), Olympian and successful businesswoman.

Autonomy conferences adopt medical care proposal

On the floor of Thursday’s autonomy discussion forum, several of the voting student-athletes voiced support for a proposal that would require schools to provide medical coverage for athletically related injuries for at least two years after a student graduates or leaves school.

DII council approves championships budget requests

The Division II Presidents Council on Thursday approved the allocation of nearly $1.3 million starting in 2018-19 to support various enhancements to Division II championships.

Emmert challenges members to confront issues

In a packed room at the Indiana Convention Center, NCAA Board of Governors Chair G.P. “Bud” Peterson and NCAA President Mark Emmert challenged members gathered for the NCAA Convention to act consistently with their commitment to academics, fairness and student-athlete well-being and use them to clean up the problems undermining the foundation of college sports.

DIII Presidents Council readies for business session

The Division III Presidents Council spent Thursday preparing for the Division III Business Session and discussing a handful of issues that could generate further interest and action in the coming year.


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