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NCAA Division I Athletics Certification Self-Study Report
Courtesy: George Mason Athletics
Release: 12/12/2010

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Mason's NCAA Division I Athletics Certification Self-Study Report Available for Public Comment

George Mason University is in the midst of an 18-month, campus-wide effort to study its NCAA Division I athletics program. This process is required every 10 years to maintain Mason's certification by the NCAA. Specific areas of self-study include academic integrity; governance and commitment to rules compliance; and issues related to gender, diversity and student-athlete well-being.

Click here for more details on the process at Mason.

Below is a PDF of Mason's NCAA Division I Athletics Certification Draft Self-Study Report for public comment. Mason students, faculty and staff are encouraged to review the report and provide feedback or send related comments to Dr. Martin Ford, chair of the NCAA Division I Athletics Certification Steering Committee and acting dean of Mason's College of Education and Human Development. Dr. Ford's email is . The deadline for public comment is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2010.

George Mason NCAA Self-Study Report (PDF, 4.2 MB) Get Acrobat Reader

Mason President Dr. Alan Merten was recently interviewed about the importance of athletics, student-athletes and the NCAA certification process. The interview was conducted by Lindsay Gray, president of Mason's Student Athletic Advisory Council and a student-athlete herself. To watch the interview of Dr. Merten, click above.