Winston-Salem, N.C. – Winston-Salem State University Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson has been appointed to serve as the representative from Region 2 on the NCAA Division II Presidents Council. Dr. Robinson’s appointment will begin immediately.
The Presidents Council is Division II’s highest governance office. According to the NCAA, its members are charged with setting the strategic direction of the division in all areas, including the division’s financial affairs and championships administration. The Council is comprised of 16 members, all of whom are presidents or chancellors at their respective Division II institutions.
“I am honored to be selected to represent the CIAA and all the colleges and universities in Region 2,” said Chancellor Robinson. “Our athletics program is well-respected among our peers and is a very important part of the WSSU experience. I am looking forward to helping chart the future of Division II sports and to helping the NCAA achieve its goals for Division II athletics.”
“Chancellor Robinson’s commitment to our student-athletes, coaches, staff, and alumni is a tremendous asset to WSSU’s athletics program, as well as to our conference and the Division,” said WSSU Director of Athletics Tonia Walker. “He is an outstanding choice for this important role.”