Thursday, December 19, 2013

reviewing academic eligilbility standards

O'Connell: expected to be able to play sports; were eligible under previous requirements, not eligible now
administration recommending a one time waiver for this season
what happened is we changed the GPA calculation
 Petty: what about spring sports?
Boone: rules didn't change; it has to do with college standards around grades
conversion of GPA to the 4.0
MIAA requires take 4 core classes and pass 4 core classes
Rodrigues: would agree that we could extend it to spring sports?
would give more time for administration to work through the issue
Novick: concern about not having a GPA requirement for the next two seasons
some back and forth here about calculations
waiver passes 6-1

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