Conference - Archives 2016-17

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Conferences Conclude Third Annual Autonomy Meeting in Nashville
Conference 01/20/2017

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.

Autonomy Conference University and Student-Athlete Reps to Meet
Conference 01/19/2017

University and student-athlete representatives of the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC set to discuss proposals to enhance the student-athlete experience.

Fall Scholar-Athletes of the Year Announced
Conference 12/08/2016

The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2016 Fall Scholar-Athletes of the Year. The following student-athletes have been selected as award winners for their respective sports based on a vote of each sport head coaching group.

Lattin, Jennings Named To Sport Oversight Committees
Conference 11/22/2016

Two student-athletes from the Big 12 Conference have been named to their respective sport oversight committees. Gary Jennings of West Virginia, a sophomore wide receiver, will represent the league on the Division I Football Oversight Committee. Oklahoma's Khadeem Lattin, a junior forward, will be part of the Division I Men's Basketball Oversight Committee.

Richard B. Myers Named President of Kansas State
Conference 11/15/2016

Today the Kansas Board of Regents announced the appointment of Richard B. Myers as the 14th President of Kansas State University.

Big 12 Elects to Retain Current Membership of 10 Institutions
Conference 10/17/2016

The Big 12 Board of Directors announced a unanimous decision for the Conference to remain with its current membership of 10 institutions.

D1A Athletic Directors’ Association Redefines Role In Collegiate Athletics
Conference 10/05/2016

The D1A Athletic Directors' Association (the "Association") recently concluded its annual meeting in Dallas, where the Association concluded a year-long process to redefine the role the Association intends to play in shaping the future of collegiate athletics.

Big 12 To Tackle Issues Of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assaults
Conference 09/28/2016

The Forum, "Campus Violence – Finding Solutions," will be held on Wednesday, September 28, at 4:00 p.m. CT, at the Belo Mansion & Pavilion in Dallas, and will center on domestic violence and sexual assault.

Big 12 Champions For Life Campaign Enters Second Year
Conference 09/27/2016

In its second year, the initiative showcases the success stories of student-athletes and how an athletic scholarship has positively impacted their lives.

Big 12 Suspends Replay Crew
Football 09/11/2016

The Big 12 announces a two-game suspension of the two-person instant replay crew that worked the Central Michigan at Oklahoma State game.

Hillman Named Top 30 Honoree for NCAA Woman of the Year
Track & Field 09/07/2016

Christina Hillman (Iowa State) has been selected as one of the top 30 honorees for 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year.

Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List Released
Conference 08/04/2016

The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Educational Foundation has announced its watch list for the 2016 football season and 60 percent of Big 12 signal-callers are on the list.