Seven schools to join Division II

Division II will grow to 307 members this fall when it welcomes seven new schools to its membership.

DII Legislation Committee proposes changes to unattached competition

The Division II Legislation Committee recommended two proposals to address how student-athletes are allowed to compete as “unattached” athletes – participating at events as individuals who are not considered to be members of their collegiate teams – at competitions during the intercollegiate season.

DI Strategic Summit participants announced

A group of college presidents, athletics administrators, faculty, students and conference commissioners will convene in Indianapolis Aug. 4-5 to build the foundation for the future of college sports.

Council extends family travel expense pilot program

The NCAA will pay for travel expenses for families traveling to the semifinal and final rounds of the men’s and women’s basketball championships for an additional year, the Division I Council decided Wednesday.

NBA draft proposal would provide flexibility to student-athletes

Division I members will consider a variety of weighty proposals in the first full legislative cycle in the new governance structure, including a measure that would change the deadline for student-athletes wanting to declare for the NBA draft and another that would allow a conference to determine the criteria for its own football championship.

Division I Council makes fast start in tackling important issues

In its first 100 days of existence, the Division I Council’s accomplishments are gathering attention from college sports leaders.

Fraser hired as director of Division I

Jennifer Fraser, former director of academic and membership affairs at the NCAA national office, will return to Indianapolis to serve as the new director of Division I governance.

Division III Presidents Council explores dues increase

After several months of discussion, the formal process for a potential Division III membership dues increase has been set in motion. At its April 29-30 meeting in Indianapolis, the Division III Presidents Council charged the Division III Strategic Planning and Finance Committee with formulating different options for a dues increase.

Division I to hold strategic summit

Division I leaders will meet in Indianapolis this summer to decide how to address the most pressing challenges facing college sports.

Division II Presidents Council adopts new strategic plan

The Division II Presidents Council this week approved a new strategic plan, securing the framework that will guide decisions and direction in the division through 2021.


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