College of Tennessee Chancellor Donde Plowman has been appointed to the NCAA Division I Presidential Discussion board, turning into the primary feminine president or chancellor within the historical past of the Southeastern Convention to signify the Convention in that place, it was introduced Thursday by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey.
The NCAA Division I Presidential Discussion board consists of 1 president or chancellor from every of the 32 Division I Conferences. The aim of the discussion board is to help the NCAA Division I Board of Administrators in carrying out its strategic mission within the Division I governance construction and assist be certain that the NCAA core worth involving presidential management of intercollegiate athletics on the campus, convention and nationwide stage is achieved.
“We’re happy that Chancellor Plowman has agreed to this essential function in representing the Southeastern Convention, and in doing so turns into a frontrunner for our Convention because the SEC’s first feminine president or chancellor on the Discussion board,” stated Sankey. “Sturdy presidential management is crucial in nationwide and convention issues associated to intercollegiate athletics and Chancellor Plowman’s service on the Presidential Discussion board comes at a time when there are substantive points being addressed that can impression the way forward for faculty sports activities.”
“I’m honored to signify the Southeastern Convention on the NCAA Presidential Discussion board,” stated Plowman. “We’re main via a crucial time for our universities and faculty athletics – selections of the NCAA have an actual and lasting impression. On the heart of all these selections are scholar athletes who want our assist.”
The Chancellor of the College of Tennessee since July 1, 2019, Plowman begins a three-year appointment to the NCAA Division I Presidential Discussion board on September 1.