Governance

DII SAAC supports all four playing and practice season proposals

After thorough debate, the Division II Student-Athlete Advisory Committee supported all four playing and practice season legislative proposals that will be voted on at the 2015 NCAA Convention in January.

Proposals recommend more benefits for Division I student-athletes

Division I student-athletes could soon receive additional help for college-related expenses beyond what they already get through a scholarship. The schools within five conferences – the Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern – will vote in January on a proposal to change financial aid rules to further benefit student-athletes. It is one of four related proposals to be considered at the 2015 NCAA Convention in January.

Board appoints Council members

The Division I Board of Directors appointed the first members to serve on the new Council, including two student-athletes who, for the first time, will cast votes on NCAA rules.

NCAA schools looking to reclassify to Division II could soon see new membership requirements

As Division I adjusts to a recent reorganization within its governance structure, members in Division II are beginning to ask: How will these changes affect us?

Division I Board looking for more diversity on new Council

The Division I Board of Directors will ask each Division I conference to submit a more diverse list of candidates for the Council, board members decided Thursday after reviewing the initial slate of nominees submitted for the group.

DII Management Council approves championships budget recommendations

The Division II Management Council endorsed budget recommendations from the Championships Committee and changed its position on a SAAC vote at Convention during its October meeting.

DI Leadership Council offers structure advice

The Division I Leadership Council provided advice to a group in the newly redesigned governance structure: the Council. The Leadership Council met Thursday in Indianapolis

Student-Athletes Seek Their Voice

If approved at the NCAA Convention, two Division II proposals would enhance the student-athlete voice by providing SAAC with new voting privileges.

ADs key to restructuring success

Last year a group of athletics directors sat before the Division I Board of Directors and told the presidents that ADs should be an integral part of any new governance structure they devise. A year later, they’ve gotten what they wanted.

DI Championships Cabinet approves new golf format

The Division I Championships/Sports Management Cabinet approved an adjustment to the format at the 2015 golf championships finals site.

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