Athletics Staffing and Consulting (ASC) worked with Augustana College on a NCAA compliance review during fall 2018 with a final report recently presented.
Augustana College secured Dr. Kim Fierke and Dr. Kurt Patberg of ASC to work with the administration to conduct a comprehensive departmental evaluation of its athletic programs in the areas of compliance, safety, and Title IX relating to sexual harassment and assault policies. Fierke and Patberg worked with Vice President and Dean of Student Life Wes Brooks and Director of Athletics Mike Zapolski to complete the project.
The report included an overview of ten areas surrounding NCAA Compliance and included senior leadership oversight, NCAA rules investigation and reporting structures, personnel policies, rules education, eligibility certification, financial aid, recruitment policies, playing and practice season, student-athlete wellbeing, and camps and clinics. The work also included the areas of contest and travel safety as well as a review of Title IX pertaining to sexual harassment and assault policies as defined by the College.
Augustana College located in Rock Island, Illinois is a NCAA Division III institution and member of the Collegiate Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW).