Diversity and Inclusion

5 to be recognized as Champions of Diversity and Inclusion

The NCAA Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee, in conjunction with the office of inclusion, is recognizing five individuals as Champions of Diversity and Inclusion for their work in supporting ethnic minorities and other underrepresented groups and individuals.

NCAA Statement on Montana HB 112

The NCAA is aware of Montana’s HB 112 and continues to closely monitor this bill, as well as other state bills and federal guidelines that impact transgender student-athlete participation.

NCAA Division III announces LGBTQ OneTeam Recognition Award recipients

Three winners were recognized as the inaugural Division III LGBTQ OneTeam Recognition Award winners at the NCAA Convention in January.

Towson earns 2021 NCAA/MOAA Diversity and Inclusion Award

Towson has earned the NCAA and Minority Opportunities Athletic Association’s 2021 Award for Diversity and Inclusion. The university will be honored Jan. 14 during the 2021 NCAA Convention.

NCAA summit focuses on gender identity, student-athlete participation

More than 60 people attended the NCAA’s Gender Identity and Student-Athlete Participation Summit on Oct. 5-6. Many left the two days of Zoom meetings with changed perspectives.

Student-athletes release Unity Pledge, logo

The three divisional SAACs and the Board of Governors Student-Athlete Engagement Committee recently collaborated to create a national Unity Pledge and logo.

NCAA student-athletes kick off Diversity and Inclusion Social Media Campaign today

NCAA student-athletes will voice their support around diversity, inclusion and social justice in athletics when they participate today through Thursday in the third annual Diversity and Inclusion Social Media Campaign.

NCAA summit focuses on mental health and well-being of student-athletes of color

Approximately 50 professionals from mental health, higher education and sports medicine organizations discussed mental health disparities facing student-athletes of color and reflected on ways to better support them.

New designees set to champion diversity and inclusion

Athletics departments and conference offices now have a primary point of contact to receive and distribute information around diversity and inclusion topics.

NCAA statement regarding Idaho transgender law

As we have previously stated, Idaho’s House Bill 500 and resulting law is harmful to transgender student-athletes and conflicts with the NCAA’s core values of inclusivity, respect and the equitable treatment of all individuals. Further,...

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