2021 NCAA Convention

Convention sessions highlight student-athlete activism

Derrick Gragg summarized the past year of activism and social and racial justice efforts within college athletics with one sentence during the virtual 2021 NCAA Convention.

DIII elects new Management Council members as Convention wraps up

No action was taken on name, image and likeness legislation at the Division III business session during the 2021 virtual NCAA Convention on Friday.

DII to permit access to athletics aid, practice to nonqualifiers

Division II adopted legislation permitting schools to provide athletics aid and access to practice to all incoming freshman student-athletes and two-year college transfers regardless of their initial-eligibility status.

Roberts Wesleyan wins 2021 DII Award of Excellence

Roberts Wesleyan raised more than $10,000 for Golisano Children's Hospital in early 2020, capped by a basketball doubleheader dedicated to the cause.

DIII Presidents Council withdraws name, image and likeness proposal

Name, image and likeness legislation has been withdrawn from Friday’s Division III’s business session during the virtual 2021 NCAA Convention.

DI Board of Directors affirms DI Council decision to delay name, image and likeness, transfer decisions

The Division I Board of Directors affirmed the Division I Council decision earlier this week delaying the adoption of new name, image and likeness rules and allowing student-athletes the chance to transfer and compete immediately, no matter what sport they play. The board met virtually Thursday as part of the 2021 NCAA Convention.

Board of Governors supports postponing name, image and likeness votes

The Association’s top governing body, meeting virtually Wednesday as part of the 2021 NCAA Convention, reaffirmed its commitment to providing name, image and likeness opportunities to all college athletes at the first viable opportunity.

DII Presidents Council votes to withdraw NIL proposal

During its virtual NCAA Convention meeting Tuesday, the Division II Presidents Council voted to withdraw the division’s name, image and likeness proposal from consideration during Friday’s business session.

DI Presidential Forum continues review of division’s future

The Division I Presidential Forum continued its review of the future sustainability of Division I, setting goals and a timeline for their work. The forum met virtually Tuesday as part of the 2021 NCAA Convention.


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