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President Tom Sullivan attends the board of trustees meeting Feb. 2. Sullivan was recently appointed to the Infractions Committee of the NCAA.

University president admitted to NCAA committee

Cullen Paradis, Staff Writer February 8, 2019

President Tom Sullivan has been appointed to the Infractions Committee of the NCAA. The committee oversees the Association’s various member organizations and ensures that guidelines are followed and...

NCAA should suspend Baylor

John Suozzo, Staff Writer March 12, 2017

The NCAA should punish Baylor University’s football program by suspending the team for multiple seasons. Baylor’s football team has been under a prolonged investigation over Title IX violations, where...

NCAA playoff schedule affects ratings negatively

John Suozzo January 21, 2017

The NCAA needs to adjust their playoff schedule if they want to receive media coverage and television ratings comparable to those of the National Football League. The new College Football Playoff, used...

NCAA’s actions send a message

John Suozzo September 25, 2016

Collegiate athletic championships will need to find a new home this season after the NCAA removed all championship games from North Carolina, in response to the HB2 “bathroom bill.” HB2...

Seawolves end UVM's run

Seawolves end UVM’s run

John Suozzo March 16, 2016

Stony Brook University’s three-time America East conference player of the year Jameel Warney scored 43 points, helping the Seawolves deny UVM an NCAA Tournament bid. In the America East Championship,...

Textbook resale violates UVM student athlete policy

John Suozzo January 28, 2016

Recently, student-athlete compliance with NCAA scholarship eligibility rules has affected a UVM athlete. On Dec. 16, the men’s basketball team’s junior guard Dre Wills was suspended for violating...

Web service, UVM clash over cash for NCAA athletes

April 8, 2015

A new website with a mission to fund NCAA athletes was asked by UVM athletics to stop funding their athletes.FanPay, which has raised about $1,300 since its launch, is designed so that fans can donate...

Board of trustees set for meeting

Hannah Kearns February 3, 2015

The board of trustees will be holding a meeting Feb. 5-7 on the fourth floor of the Dudley. H Davis Center. “The board of trustees has full legal responsibility and authority for the University of Vermont,...

Vt. board battles NCAA

Vt. board battles NCAA

February 3, 2015

The UVM athletic advisory board voted “no” despite the recent NCAA autonomy ruling, where it was officially put into effect at a convention in Washington, D.C. this past January.In August 2014, the...

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