September 19, 2016
The Academic Senate has been asked to provide input on the proposal to reclassify UC San Diego's Intercollegiate Athletics program from NCAA Division II to NCAA non-football Division I athletics.
December 1, 2016
At its November 29th meeting, Representative Assembly approved a vote of all Senate members on the following resolution:
The membership of the San Diego Divisional Academic Senate endorses the reclassification of UCSD from NCAA Division 2 to NCAA non-football Division 1, as described in the September 7, 2016 proposal from Director of Athletics Earl Edwards to Divisional Senate Chair Kaustuv Roy, which promises no change in the current admission processes for student athletes, no use of institutional funds, and funding coming from increased student fees (as approved by student vote).
To vote, please go to:
The deadline to vote is 4:30 p.m., Monday, December 12, 2016.
If you are unable to access the ballot electronically, you may contact Alex Tea (firstname.lastname@example.org or 4-3640) to arrange to vote electronically in the Senate Office.