Recently, at its annual general convention in Orlando, the NCAA's executive
committee approved a 10-year pilot program to accept select international
schools within its ranks. "It is possible," NCAA spokesperson Stacey Osburn said Tuesday, "that
international membership legislation will be on the floor this time next year."
The University of British Columbia has been the most aggressive
with its inquiries and could possibly submit a formal application quite
Intercollegiate athletics is about providing opportunities for students
and I think that this decision by the Executive Committee is moving in a positive direction.