The Champions of Character Scorecard measures each institution's commitment to the NAIA Champions of Character program. Points are earned in five key areas: character training, conduct in competition, academic focus, character recognition and character promotion.
Rounding out the top five institutions this year are: Carroll College (Mont) (96); Paul Quinn College (Texas) (91); University of Saint Francis (Ind.) (91); and Xavier University (La.) (91).
This year 221 NAIA institutions were named Champions of Character Five-Star Institutions and six NAIA conferences had all of their members earn the Five-Star designation. Those conferences with 100-percemt of their membership winning the recognition are: Appalachian Athletic Conference, Frontier Conference, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference, Midwest Collegiate Conference, The Sun Conference and the TranSouth Athletic Conference.
For more information about the NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Institution program, click here.