Governance

Nadja West appointed as independent Board of Governors member

The NCAA Board of Governors has named Nadja West as one of its five independent members. West is a retired United States Army lieutenant general, former surgeon general of the U.S. Army and former commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Command.

DIII Management Council recommends an enrollment flexibility blanket waiver for 2021-22

A blanket waiver could allow Division III student-athletes in the upcoming academic year to participate while enrolled less than full time for both semesters.

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.

DII expected to delay vote on name, image, likeness legislation

The Division II Management Council during its virtual NCAA Convention meeting Monday heard from NCAA President Mark Emmert, who requested each of the three divisions delay voting on name, image and likeness legislation.

DI Council adopts midyear enrollee legislation

The Division I Council adopted emergency legislation allowing some fall sport midyear enrollees to compete during the 2020-21 academic year.

Board of Governors appoints DeGioia as chair

The NCAA Board of Governors has selected John J. DeGioia, president of Georgetown, as its chair.

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.

DI Committee on Academics recommends two-year APR penalty suspension

The Division I Committee on Academics will recommend the Division I Board of Directors suspend Academic Progress Rate penalties for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The committee met by videoconference Thursday.

Division III to experience $7.6 million deficit in 2019-20

Division III will experience a $7.6 million deficit for the 2019-20 fiscal year as a result of the cancellation of the remaining winter and spring championships.

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