• Athletic Directors Consider Merger of NCAA and AIAW

    by AB Editors November 1978

    This article originally appeared in the November 1978 issue of AB with the headline, “One Set of Rules for All Student-Athletes.”


    John Toner, athletic director, University of Connecticut, updates his remarks made at the NACDA Convention on the structure of men’s and women’s athletic administration.

    John Toner, University of Connecticut’s athletic director, has a way of getting to the core of a problem in an easy, matter-of-fact manner. This has been, and is, an asset in his emerging role in national collegiate athletic administration.

    Toner believes it’s vital to participate, to contribute. In relatively few years, since he was able to devote full time to his athletic directorship, Toner’s national assignments have been expanding.

    So, at the June National Association Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) meeting in Denver, we asked John for an interview.

  • AIAW Restructures Athlete Recruitment Policy

    by AB Editors April 1978

    This article originally appeared in the April 1978 issue of AB with the headline, “AIAW Delegates Adopt Major Policy Changes.”



    The fifth Annual Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) Delegate Assembly was held January 8th-11th in Atlanta, Georgia. Several changes in policy, regulations and procedures were passed. The new regulations go into effect with the 1978-79 academic year.