By Christina Lee Knauss
Roslyn Clark Artis, president and CEO of Benedict College, has been appointed as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II Presidents Council. Her term will begin immediately and continue through Jan. 18, 2025.
“I’m honored to serve on the NCAA Division II Presidents Council,” Artis said in a news release from Benedict. “Athletics are an important part of the experience on college and university campuses for both the student-athletes and the campus community. I’m pleased to be able to support the success of the more than 1,100 NCAA member universities and colleges within this role.”
As a member of the Presidents Council, Artis will help establish a strategic plan for Division II and make recommendations to the NCAA Board of Governors on matters such as championships and the use of funds allocated to Division II to support initiatives and programs.
The NCAA is a member-led organization that supports the well-being and lifelong success of college athletes. It proposes and interprets rules and policies for college sports, runs all championships, and manages programs governing nearly half a million college athletes.