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Eight NCAA schools receive USA Triathlon grant

Eight NCAA schools will be the first to receive a multi-year grant to assist with the development of women’s varsity triathlon programs, USA Triathlon announced.

Wrestling Rules Committee recommends making two experimental rules permanent

The NCAA Wrestling Rules Committee recommended that two experimental rules to decrease stalling become permanent starting with the 2015-16 season.

Division II Management Council votes down drug testing recommendation

After a lengthy discussion, the Division II Management Council did not support a recommendation to eliminate testing for marijuana and other “street drugs” at Division II championships.

The Record: April 2015

April 20, 2015 Presidents and Chancellors – Wingate Rhett Brown was the school’s 10th president. Brown came to Wingate as a football student-athlete. In his 26 years of working at Wingate, Brown has fulfilled many duties. He served a stint...

Binge control

In January, Division III and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators launched 360 Proof, a new online tool designed to help members better address alcohol use and abuse on their campuses and to encourage collaboration between athletics departments and student affairs personnel.

Making it theirs

Blacktop Creative has cultivated brands for 14 years – it counts Hallmark, Applebee’s and Chick-fil-A among its clients. But when Division II hired the marketing firm last April to develop a new brand campaign, Blacktop entered uncharted territory.

Raising their voices – and votes

As the 2015 NCAA Convention came to a close, consensus on one point was clear: Students will take full advantage of their new opportunities to participate in governing Division I.

Division III Management Council rejects drug-testing proposal

Despite a recommendation from the Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports that each division cease testing at championships for street drugs such as marijuana, the Division III Management Council voted to reject the recommendation.

Division II Legislation Committee reviews unattached competition, financial aid

Recurring questions about a Division II bylaw has sparked a review of the regulations for athletes competing “unattached” in individual sports.

Division III committee mulls future budget changes

Thanks to championship policy changes enacted last fall, Division III’s budget isn’t projected to incur deficits until the 2019-20 academic year. However, the Division III Strategic Planning and Finance Committee has its eyes fixed on problems that could arise down the road in hopes of avoiding the type of strain that accompanied last year’s budget changes.

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