Conference - Archives 2016-17

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2017 Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Honors 59
Conference 02/28/2017

Fifty-nine student-athletes have been awarded the 2017 Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, the Big 12 Conference's highest academic honor.

FloSports to Live Stream Four Big 12 Championships
Conference 02/14/2017

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, Indoor Track & Field on, Wrestling on, and Gymnastics on

Big 12 Board Action Announced
Conference 02/08/2017

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.

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.