Chuck Yrigoyen (Commissioner, American Rivers Conference) leads a conversation with various stakeholders directly involved in the DIIICA's recently released "Strategic Analysis of the State of Collegiate Officiating".
Division III leads the way on ground-breaking officiating project that recommends a need for systemic and cultural changes. ODAC Associate Commissioner J.J. Nekoloff talks with NEWMAC Executive Director Patrick B. Summers, Chair of the Division III Commissioners Association's (DIIICA) committee focused on this initiative. They provide an overview of the project and the steps outlined towards implementation.
The Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Council of Chief Executive Officers announced today that Jeff Ligney has been selected as the NACC's second full-time commissioner. Ligney succeeds Dr. G. Steven Larson, who has served as NACC Commissioner since the league's founding in 2006 and will be retiring on July 31.
The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today that Danielle Harris has been selected to succeed Gary Karner who is retiring following a 24-year tenure as the WIAC commissioner. Harris will assume the position effective July 1.
On February 18, Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Executive Committee Chair and Misericordia University President Dr. Thomas Botzman announced the appointment of Megan Morrison as the next Executive Director of the MAC.
As sports organizations nationwide address the issues of recruitment, treatment, and quality of officiating, the Division III Commissioners Association today announced it is partnering with The PICTOR Group to conduct a comprehensive study of this vital element of the student-athlete experience. The announcement was made by Joe Onderko, Commissioner of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference and President of the DIIICA, and Patrick B. Summers, Executive Director of the New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference and Chair of the DIIICA’s Officiating Subcommittee.
Pamela S. Samuelson, PhD has been named the next commissioner of the Little East Conference (LEC), it was announced Friday by Rhode Island College President Frank Sánchez, who chaired the search committee. Samuelson will assume leadership of New England's premiere NCAA Division III conference for public institutions July 22, 2019.
The presidents of the Landmark Conference member institutions have unanimously selected Katie Boldvich as its full-time commissioner following an extensive national search. She will begin her duties on July 1, 2019. Boldvich, one of 18 female conference commissioners in NCAA Division III athletics, has served for this past year as the commissioner of the New England Collegiate Conference.
The Centennial Conference Presidents’ Council has selected Portia Hoeg as the second full-time Executive Director in the 26-year history of the Conference. She will replace Steve Ulrich, who will retire from the position this June after serving as the only Executive Director in the Conference’s history.
The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) has named Jay K. Jones to serve as the conference's next Commissioner, beginning July 1, 2019. Jones will be the fourth Commissioner in the 20 year history of the HCAC.
The College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) announced today the hiring of Maureen A. Harty to serve as the conference’s Executive Director beginning July 1, 2019. In this capacity, she will serve as only the second full-time commissioner in the conference’s history.
The Division III Commissioners Association has produced a background / talking points document for the 2019 NCAA Convention vote on the addition of five public members to the NCAA's Board of Governors. The text of that document follows here.
One of the nation's best NCAA Division III conferences today positions itself for a future as notable as its past. Honoring its heritage in Iowa and its recent expansion outside the state, the American Rivers Conference brand will build on the academic and athletic success provided by its legacy, the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Dick Kaiser has been named as the next Commissioner of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC). Kaiser brings a wealth of experience to the position, having worked in collegiate athletics for over 40 years including 19 years as an Athletic Director.
In an announcement made today from the league office, Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Assistant Commissioner Katie Mucci has accepted the position of Assistant Commissioner for New Media and Technology for the NCAA Division I Missouri Valley Conference.
The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) has selected Maureen A. Harty as the conference's third Commissioner. Harty will follow Christopher Ragsdale who announced in October that he will retire from the position on June 30.
Angie Morenz has announced her resignation as the Commissioner of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and will be returning to Blackburn College to serve in the role of Dean of Work, overseeing the Blackburn College work program.
Fresh off national signing day and the excitement surrounding it, the look of the College Football 150th Anniversary celebration is ready with the release of the campaign logo. In addition, CFB150 has announced a partnership with The Marketing Arm to assist with all facets of the upcoming anniversary.
The Division III Commissioners Association (D3CA) awarded its annual Meritorious Service Award at the groups yearly official business meeting at the 2018 NCAA National Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. This year's honoree is Chris Ragsdale, commissioner for the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference