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Senior administrator appointed to NCAA Division III committee


J. Elliott Strickland Jr., vice president for student affairs at Pennsylvania College of Technology, was selected to serve on the NCAA Division III Membership Committee.

Strickland’s four-year term on the 10-member committee runs through August 2023, and he is eligible for reappointment. He is representing the North Eastern Athletic Conference; 12 Penn College Wildcat Athletics teams compete in the NEAC.

Elliott StricklandCommittee members are responsible for: reviewing issues and educational efforts that affect provisional, reclassifying and continuing Division III members; monitoring and auditing sports-sponsorship requirements; and coordinating educational programs for the membership regarding NCAA legislation. The committee is also authorized to impose penalties for failure to meet conditions and obligations of Division III membership, including sports-sponsorship requirements.

Penn College is well-represented in Division III leadership. President Davie Jane Gilmour serves on the NCAA Division III Chancellors/Presidents Advisory Group, which advises the Division III Presidents Council, the highest governing body in the division.

The college fields 15 intercollegiate Wildcat Athletics teams, with more than 200 student-athletes participating. To learn about providing financial support for Wildcat Athletics, visit the Wildcat Club website.

For more about Penn College, a special mission affiliate of Penn State and a national leader in applied technology education, email the Admissions Office or call 800-367-9222.

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