Davies joins NCAA Academic Committee


CMU president Bob Davies at an introductory press conference for new AD Amy Folan on Sept. 22, 2019 in Kelly/Shorts Stadium.

​Central Michigan University President Bob Davies will add another title to his resume. Davies has been named a member of the NCAA Division I Committee on Academics, according to a CMU press release on Wednesday, Aug. 18.

The Committee on Academics is designed to aid the management of Division I scholastic rules and regulations, including policy, eligibility standards, and the NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program (APP). 

This is the second appointment to an NCAA committee for Davies this year. In June, he was selected to serve on the NCAA Division I Presidential Forum. 

The group consists of one president or chancellor from each of the 32 Division I Conferences to assist the NCAA Division I Board of Directors complete its strategic mission in the Division I governance structure while ensuring the NCAA’s core values involving presidential leadership of intercollegiate athletics at the campus, conference and national level.

Davies' term begins on Sept. 1, 2021, and continues through Aug. 31, 2025.