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NCAA Makes Decision on "Catawba Indians"

May 30, 2006

Category: Athletics


On Tuesday morning, May 30, Catawba College received official notification that the NCAA "Staff Review Committee" has approved the use of the name "Catawba Indians" by Catawba College for its athletic teams.  This notification will remove the College from the list of institutions previously sanctioned for the use of a Native American nickname and related symbolism.  Catawba College intends to abide fully by the NCAA directives in this matter.

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  • Read the official letter from the NCAA »

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