K-State president Kirk Schulz has been appointed to a prestigous four-year term on the NCAA Division I Board of Directors. The board is made up of presidents and chancellors, and Schulz will serve as the Big 12 representative among the association’s 11 football conferences. The NCAA board of directors is responsible for electing schools to Division I membership, overseeing the Academic Progress Rate, and assuring gender and ethnic diversity in the leadership structure.
The board meets four times a year, including in conjunction with the NCAA convention in April. Schulz’s first board meeting will be August 2nd.