Academic and Membership Affairs

DI board backs transfer proposal, suspends academic penalties

The Division I Board of Directors strongly supports legislation that would allow all Division I student-athletes the opportunity to transfer and compete immediately, regardless of the sport they play. The board met virtually Wednesday.

Divisions I and II members adjust initial-eligibility requirements

High school students intending to play NCAA Division I or II sports whose final semesters of their senior year were disrupted by COVID-19 will have several pathways to meet the NCAA’s initial-eligibility requirements.

Certification resource debuts

Division I administrators have a new resource they can use to help them learn, structure and manage the eligibility certification process on their campus.

Committee on Academics works to define academic success

The Division I Committee on Academics began an overarching review of the division’s approach to academic achievement, including the Academic Performance Program.

DI committee seeks to define academic success

The Division I Committee on Academics this week continued working to define what academic success looks like for college athletes.

Limited-resource schools, HBCUs continue APR improvement trend

While the overall Academic Progress Rate and nearly every demographic within it continue to improve, teams at historically black colleges and universities have made perhaps the most significant progress.

Division I student-athletes still making gains in APR

NCAA Division I student-athletes continue to make gains in the classroom, again earning all-time high results in the most recent measurement of the Academic Progress Rate.

Academic and membership affairs makes changes to senior leadership

The NCAA national office’s academic and membership affairs division will add three new leaders this month as a result of changes announced by Dave Schnase, vice president of AMA.

Committee on Academics seeks to enhance accountability

The Committee on Academics could change Academic Performance Program policy to enhance accountability for postgraduate student-athletes.

NCAA names Schnase VP of academic and membership affairs

The NCAA has promoted a respected senior leader at the national office to serve as its next vice president of academic and membership affairs.


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