Diversity and Inclusion

Felicia Martin named interim senior vice president of inclusion, education and community engagement

Felicia Martin, vice president of the NCAA Eligibility Center, has been named interim senior vice president of inclusion, education and community engagement by President Mark Emmert. Her appointment begins today.

Equity on the Ice

George Floyd’s death in May 2020 fueled conversations on diversity, equity and inclusion among conference commissioners across Division I men’s and National Collegiate women’s ice hockey.

Inclusion Forum returns with energy and increased attendance

The NCAA office of inclusion hosted an energized virtual Inclusion Forum last week, with more than 4,300 registered participants learning more about diversity, equity and inclusion topics in athletics and higher education.

Three share what AAPI heritage means to them

Here are three stories from those who have competed in college sports across all three divisions of the NCAA on what AAPI heritage means to them.

NCAA, The Asian American Foundation release resource guide in support of AAPI community

The office of inclusion and The Asian American Foundation have released a resource guide to “celebrate, combat hate and come together” for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

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.


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