Today the Kansas Board of Regents announced the appointment of Dr. Douglas A. Girod as the 18th chancellor of the University of Kansas.
Burns Hargis, President of Oklahoma State University, has been named as the Big 12 representative to the NCAA Board of Directors.
Seven student-athletes from Big 12 schools have been named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men's and Women's At-Large Teams.
The Big 12 Conference will be partnering with FloSports to provide live and on-demand coverage of the 2017 Big 12 Tennis and Outdoor Track & Field Championships on FloTennis.com and FloTrack.com, respectively.
The latest forum was held Wednesday, April 19, 4 p.m. ET, at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Ga. and focused on the topic of Race and College Athletics.
Gene Taylor, the current Deputy Athletics Director at Iowa who also spent more than a decade leading North Dakota State to championship levels of success as its Director of Athletics, has been named the new Director of Athletics at K-State.
The Big 12 has announced its 2017 Winter Scholar-Athletes of the Year. The student-athletes have been selected as winners for their respective sports based on the votes of each sport's head coaches.
Thirty-nine student-athletes have been named to the 2017 Academic All-Big 12 At-Large Team.
Sixty-three student-athletes have been awarded the 2017 Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, the Big 12 Conference's highest academic honor.
The Big 12 Conference will be partnering with FloSports to provide live and on-demand coverage of the Big 12 Championships for Swimming & Diving on FloSwimming.com, Indoor Track & Field on FloTrack.com, Wrestling on FloWrestling.com, and Gymnastics on FloGymnastics.com.
The Big 12 Conference Board of Directors voted unanimously to withhold one-quarter (25 percent) of future revenue distribution payments to Baylor University, pending the outcome of third-party verification review of required changes to Baylor's athletics procedures and to institutional governance of its intercollegiate athletics programs, among other matters.
Representatives of the Autonomy Five conferences met in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday, January 20, to take additional action to improve the experiences of students who play sports.