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THE 2014 D2 WATCH

updated 7-2-14

Keep Track of 2014 D2 Membership Changes

Updated 2-4-14

D2 Membership Applicants

Per the NCAA -

The following schools applied for NCAA Division II membership this year.

•             Concordia University in Portland, OR
•             Concordia University in Irvine, CA
•             Georgetown College
•             Oklahoma Baptist University
•             Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
•             California State University, San Marcos
•             Cumberland University
•             Westminster College

Keep Track of 2013 D2 Membership Changes

CLICK HERE - 2013 NCAA D2 Applications - In and Out

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NCAA D2 CONFERENCE CHANGES

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Kentuckiana Area Schools

updated 7-2-14

CLICK HERE - Membership changes in conferences involving Kentuckiana area schools for the 2014-15 season


Shorter University

updated 5-13-14

CLICK HERE - Shorter University Athletics journey to NCAA D2 membership in "The Transition"


Urbana University

updated 5-5-14

CLICK HERE - Financial troubles lead to purchase of Urbana University

CLICK HERE - Urbana University faced $1.9M operating losses


Sunshine State Conference

updated 3-31-14

CLICK HERE - Palm Beach Atlantic Agrees to Provisional Membership with Sunshine State Conference

updated 12-9-13

CLICK HERE - Embry-Riddle accepts invite to join NCAA Division II Sunshine State Conference

updated 11-14-13

CLICK HERE - Ed Pasque Hired as Sunshine State Conference Commissioner


BYU-Hawaii

updated 3-29-14

CLICK HERE - GBYU-Hawaii eliminating athletics in three years

Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL


Carroll College

updated 2-18-14

CLICK HERE - GNAC interested in Carroll; school exploring its options


Westminster College

updated 2-10-14

CLICK HERE - Westminster Applies for NCAA Division II Membership


McMurry University

updated 2-1-14

CLICK HERE - McMurry Withdraws NCAA Division Two Application

CLICK HERE - McMurry University No Longer Pursuing NCAA Division II Membership


Georgetown College

updated 2-2-14

CLICK HERE - Georgetown College Applies For NCAA Division II

updated 1-29-14

per school tweet-

It's official! Georgetown College has submitted its application for #NCAAD2 membership. per Tweet from school


Cumberland University

updated 1-23-14

CLICK HERE - Cumberland Submits Application to NCAA


Westminster College

updated 1-23-14

CLICK HERE - Westminster Received Invitations from Two NCAA D-II Conferences


South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

updated 1-22-14

CLICK HERE - South Dakota School of Mines & Technology approved as 15th member of Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

CLICK HERE - Mines athletics accepted to Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference


Langston University

updated 12-28-13

Application On Hold

-reliable source-Langston to table applying for DII this year.

updated 8-26-13

CLICK HERE - Langston AD Talks About Possible Move To D2


Lee University

updated 12-21-13

CLICK HERE - Lee University Making Transition From NAIA to Division Two


Davenport University

updated 11-13-13

CLICK HERE - With football decision, Davenport will weigh move to NCAA Division II


Marian (Ind) University

updated 11-7-13

Marian Looking At Move To D2

Email reply to SR on Marian's possible move to D2

Now that our medical school has open(ed) we are looking into that. We had conversation with firm to help in that process. we think in the next two years we can do this.

Steve Downing
Director of Athletics
Marian University

Great Northwest Athletic Conference

updated 10-24-13

CLICK HERE - Concordia University Accepted For GNAC Membership

CLICK HERE - Concordia moving to NCAA D-II, will join GNAC in 2015-16

updated 10-10-13

GNAC Working On Future Expansion

According to sources and information SR has confirmed that the GNAC has discussed future expansion with the following schools -

Concordia (Ore) University
Carroll (Mt) College
Westminster (Utah) College - also talking with PacWest
South Dakota School of Mines
Lewis-Clark State College was contacted but has no plans in the future to move towards D2 membership.


Conference Football Scheduling Alliance

updated 10-2-13

CLICK HERE - GLVC, MIAA Enter Strategic Conference Football Scheduling Alliance in 2014


D2 Membership Process

updated 9-26-13

CLICK HERE - D2 Upholds Decision to have Rogers State Repeat the First Year of Candidacy


Emmanuel College

updated 9-23-13

CLICK HERE - Emmanuel College accepted as provisional member of NCAA Division II


Southern Wesleyan University

updated 9-21-13

CLICK HERE - Southern Wesleyan making move to NCAA


NCAA APPEALS

updated 9-17-13

Two More Schools Win D2 Membership Appeals

SR has been informed that Southern Wesleyan University and Emmanuel College have won their appeals and will start with the D2 membership process. Southern Wesleyan University and Emmanuel College both were sponsored by Conference Carolinas during the process.

Two other schools recently won appeals in the mebership process Mississpi College moving from D3 and Lee University who was accepted last year will now move forward in the process as well.

So far the record shows Schools Appealing 4 NCAA 0

Neither of the two schools, Conference Carolinas or the NCAA have released the information to the public at the this time.

related story to the membership process

updated 8-1-13

CLICK HERE - NCAA “Flubs” D2 Membership Process


Lee University

updated 9-10-13

CLICK HERE - NCAA Membership Committee Overturns Decision

CLICK HERE - Lee Wins Appeal In D2 Membership Process


Mississippi College

updated 9-10-13

CLICK HERE - NCAA Opens Door for Mississippi College to Become Division II Member


Embry-Riddle (Florida)

updated 8-20-13

CLICK HERE - ERAU applies to DII conference

updated 6-21-13

CLICK HERE - Embry-Riddle eyes move to NCAA Division II


Cumberland University

updated 8-7-13

CLICK HERE - Cumberland Admitted to G-MAC as Provisional Member

CLICK HERE - Cumberland plans move to Division II


NCAA

DII Vice President shares her vision, source of passion for athletics


Auburn-Montgomery

updated 7-30-13

*Update:Auburn-Montgomery Loses D2 Membership

On July 22, the Division II Management Council referred the decision to accept membership applications of Auburn University at Montgomery (Alabama) and Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.) back to the Division II Membership Committee for further review.

On July 26, citing new information obtained regarding UAM’s probationary status with the NAIA, the Membership Committee overturned its initial decision and voted to deny the institution’s application for acceptance into the Division II membership process. The decision to accept Spring Hill into year one candidacy was upheld.


Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

updated 7-30-13

CLICK HERE - RMAC adds three new associate members


South Dakota School of Mines

updated 7-17-13

CLICK HERE - Mines athletics director to join son's staff at Northwestern Oklahoma

updated 3-30-13

CLICK HERE - Hardrocker Football Accepted into GNAC

CLICK HERE - SD Mines: Conference Search Continues

CLICK HERE - GNAC adds South Dakota Mines for 2014, 2015 football seasons

updated 8-24-12

CLICK HERE - Still Looking For A Conference To Call Home

Original story by Dave Schmidt

New Football Schools

updated 7-10-13

CLICK HERE - Here are the 12 brand-new college football programs for 2013


Independents Collegiate Athletic Association

updated 6-25-13

CLICK HERE - Independents Collegiate Athletic Association web site


Great Lakes Valley Conference

updated 6-6-13

CLICK HERE - GLVC Offers Division II Conference Shake-Up


Drury University director of athletics Pat Atwell talks with GLVCsports.com about the GLVC's inclusion of men's and women's swimming and diving for the 2013-14 season.


Golden Coast Conference

updated 6-3-13

CLICK HERE - The Golden Coast Conference - New Women's Water Polo Conference


Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

updated 5-29-13

CLICK HERE - Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Commissioner Smith Resigns


Georgetown College

updated 5-13-13

2014

According to a very reliable source Georgetown College will apply for D2 membership during the 2014 cycle. This after a firm was secured to do another new new study. SR hopes to verify with school officials.

It has been a "soap opera" journey for GC who decided to join D3 and than withdrew from that process, applied for D2 very late in the process and was denied membership in 2012 and than last summer said they would reapply for the early membership process in 2013. According to our sources they did not apply this year because of the search for a new president to replace President Crouch. In another "twist" (see link below) GC has renewed a search for a new president after two finalist withdrew from the process.

This year we have confirmed five schools have applied for D2 membership.

CLICK HERE - Presidential Search renewed after two finalists withdraw
updated 11-1-12

No D2 This Year For Georgetown

JUST IN - A reliable source tells us that Georgetown College will NOT aplly for D2 membership in February. Most likely due to the change in the president's office. We have an email into school officials to verify this information. Will update as soon as we receive confirmation.

updated 10-3-12

CLICK HERE - Georgetown College President William Crouch Jr. announces he will retire

updated 8-23-12

Reply to our email request on Georgetown's NAIA Status

Per NAIA bylaws, Georgetown College would be eligible for NAIA postseason play in 2012-13. If Georgetown applies for NCAA membership again this upcoming year, then the institution would be ineligible for postseason play in 2013-14, regardless of whether the NCAA accepts the institution for membership.

Kay Hawes, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Director of Marketing and Public Relations
updated 7-30-12

CLICK HERE - Georgetown College Response to NCAA DII

updated 7-24-12

CLICK HERE - Georgetown College to re-apply for NCAA DII status


NAIA

updated 4-23-13

CLICK HERE - NAIA Membership vs NCAA membership


GLIAC

updated 3-27-13

CLICK HERE - GLIAC Receives Membership Grant From NCAA


Great Midwest Athletic Conference

updated 2-21-13

CLICK HERE - Georgetown's Membership Not Included on G-MAC Roster

last paragraph of article

The Great Midwest Athletic Conference, which applied for Division II membership in 2012, is currently completing an educational assessment program to become an active member conference Sept. 1, 2013, as well. The Membership Committee will vote on whether to grant active status to the G-MAC at its July meeting. Members of that conference for 2013-14 will be Alderson-Broaddus, Cedarville, Central State, Davis and Elkins, Kentucky Wesleyan, Ohio Valley, Salem International, Trevecca Nazarene and Ursuline.


Mountain East Conference

updated 2-16-13

CLICK HERE - NCAA Welcomes Mountain East as Newest Division II Conference

updated 12-3-12

CLICK HERE - Mountain East Conference Applies to be NCAA DII Member


UMass Lowell

updated 2-14-13

CLICK HERE - Moving up


Auburn University-Montgomery

updated 2-2-13

CLICK HERE - NAIA vs. NCAA II Membership Discussion-page 32 (big file)


Emmanuel College/h1> updated 1-21-13

CLICK HERE - Conference Carolinas Announces NCAA Sponsorship For Emmanuel College


D3 Members Applying For D2 Proposal

updated 1-21-13

CLICK HERE - Proposal No. 2 Passes

Division III delegates also adopted Proposal No. 2, which means that a Division III member institution is ineligible for Division III championships and Division III grant funding once it begins the Division II reclassification process. The new legislation is effective for any institution beginning Division II candidacy year one in the 2013-14 academic year or thereafter.


University of Sioux Falls

updated 1-21-13

CLICK HERE - MIAA ANNOUNCES SIOUX FALLS TO JOIN LEAGUE IN MEN'S SOCCER


Newman University

updated 1-21-13

CLICK HERE - MIAA ANNOUNCES NEWMAN TO JOIN THE LEAGUE IN WRESTLING


Southern Wesleyan University

updated 1-15-13

CLICK HERE - Conference Carolinas Announces NCAA Sponsorship for Southern Wesleyan University


Columbus State

updated 12-21-12

CLICK HERE - Columbus State committee to consider adding football, moving to Division I


Marian University

updated 12-20-12

CLICK HERE - Fresh off NAIA title, Marian coach Ted Karras Jr. leaving for D-II school


Great Northwest Athletic Conference

updated 12-2-12

CLICK HERE - Word on possible GNAC expansion


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

updated 12-1-12

CLICK HERE - What's next: NCAA could be in Embry-Riddle's near future


updated 11-26-12

Grand Canyon University

CLICK HERE - Grand Canyon accepts invite from WAC


Mexico

updated 11-19-12

CLICK HERE - LSC officials like what they see on Monterrey, Mexico visit


NCAA

updated 10-17-12

CLICK HERE - DII Council focuses on international membership, academic issues



updated 7-17-12

CLICK HERE - What’s next for D2, NAIA and Georgetown College

Original story by Dave Schmidt


Missouri Southern

updated 11-21-12

CLICK HERE - Western decision paved way for Lions to join NCAA


Walsh and Malone

updated 11-9-12

CLICK HERE - Five things to know about Walsh and Malone's move to Division II


McMurry University

updated 11-4-12

CLICK HERE - McMurry continues the process toward Division II membership


Middle Georgia State

updated 10-30-12

CLICK HERE - Athletics options under review for Middle Georgia State


Paine College

updated 10-26-12

CLICK HERE - Paine College to bring back football


Loyola University New Orleans

updated 10-25-12

CLICK HERE - Loyola taking steps toward joining NCAA


Salem International University

updated 10-16-12

CLICK HERE - SALEM INTERNATIONAL TO JOIN THE G-MAC


Louisiana College

updated 10-11-12

CLICK HERE - ASC Explores Options After Mississippi College Departure

Louisiana College to consider D2


Notre Dame College

updated 10-10-12

CLICK HERE - Notre Dame College, Lake Erie hope to continue rivalry


University of Texas Dallas

updated 10-3-12

CLICK HERE - The time is right for UTD to move up to NCAA’s Division II


Spring Hill College

updated 10-2-12

CLICK HERE - SHC to apply for NCAA membership, join new athletic conference

CLICK HERE - Spring Hill College hopes to join NCAA, SIAC holding spot for Badgers


Purdue University Calumet

updated 10-2-12

CLICK HERE - New AD and Possible Move to D2


University of Central Arkansas

updated 9-29-12

CLICK HERE - Faculty looks for savings in Division II


Mississippi College

updated 9-30-12

CLICK HERE - Mississippi College Votes for Return to GSC

updated 9-27-12

CLICK HERE - Mississippi College Takes Steps to Rejoin NCAA Division II

CLICK HERE - Mississippi College chooses Division II


Azusa Pacific University

updated 9-18-12

CLICK HERE - History in the Making


South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

updated 9-18-12

CLICK HERE - College Athletics: Mines clears latest hurdle in transition


University of North Alabama

updated 9-11-12

CLICK HERE - North Alabama delaying move to NCAA Division I by a year

CLICK HERE - UNA delaying advance to Division I


Lone Star Conference

updated 9-1-12

CLICK HERE - Defections leave holes in Lone Star Conference

updated 8-21-12

CLICK HERE - Statement from Commissioner regarding membership


McKendree University

Updated 8-30-12

NCAA Approves McKendree University For Provisional Year in Division II

Updated 7-18-12

Bluefield State University

updated 8-30-12

CLICK HERE - Then there was one: BSC only school left in WVIAC


South Carolina State University

updated 8-30-12

CLICK HERE - Facing $6 Million Deficit, SC State Considers Cuts to Academics, Move to Div. II Athletics


Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

updated 8-30-12

CLICK HERE - Could be LIU Post's swan song in PSAC

updated 8-21-12

CLICK HERE - Pitt-Johnstown Athletics Joins State Conference

updated 8-17-12

CLICK HERE - Vote on PSAC expansion may be forthcoming


Grand Canyon University

updated 8-27-12

CLICK HERE - Grand Canyon University could be solution to WAC's uncertain future


Central State University University

updated 8-22-12

CLICK HERE - SIAC Approves Central State University For Football Conference Membership


GLVC and GLIAC Football

updated 8-23-12

The Senior Reports sent the following email to both the GLVC and GLIAC -

GLVC - Urbana University 
GLIAC- Notre Dame (OH) College
Would like a statement on the announcement that the above schools will be leaving your conference to join the Mountain East Conference.

GLVC Response - 8-23-12

Since Urbana University has not yet officially resigned from the GLVC as an associate member for football it would be premature to make any comment at this time.

Jim Naumovich, GLVC Commissioner

GLIAC Response - 8-23-12

Jeff Ligney, Assistant Commissioner - GLIAC
The GLIAC has no comment on this matter at this time.


Trevecca Nazarene University

updated 8-22-12

CLICK HERE - Trevecca adjusts to Division II


WVIAC

updated 8-22-12

CLICK HERE - WVIAC: There are plenty of egos to go around in conference mess


Great Midwest Athletic Conference

updated 8-21-12

CLICK HERE - OVU seeks membership into G-MAC

CLICK HERE - CONFERENCE ADDS THREE NEW MEMBERS

updated 8-20-12

CLICK HERE - G-MAC statement on members leaving to Mountain East


Mountain East Conference

updated 8-20-12

CLICK HERE - AUDIO from Mountain East's Reid Amos

CLICK HERE - New All Sports Conference Formed - Mountain East Conference

CLICK HERE - ORIGINAL ARTICLE - Lack of Commitment to an Athletic Conference


Adelphi University

updated 8-17-12

CLICK HERE - Adelphi men's soccer to play in Division II next year


NCAA

updated 8-16-12

CLICK HERE - The daily knocks of DII and III opportunity


Abilene Christian University

updated 8-5-12

CLICK HERE - Academics, money played key role in ACU's decision to seek D-I status

updated 8-1-12

CLICK HERE - Southland Conference Delegation Visits Abilene Christian


Simon Fraser University

updated 8-2-12

CLICK HERE - Executive Committee paves way for Simon Fraser to be NCAA’s first international member


Cheyney University

updated 7-28-12

CLICK HERE - Cheyney U. imposes penalties on itself for self-reported NCAA violations


Union University

updated 7-30-12

CLICK HERE - Finances change slightly in NCAA for Union

CLICK HERE - Union learning complicated NCAA rules

updated 7-28-12

CLICK HERE - Union set to try its hand at Division II

CLICK HERE - GSC membership alters game schedules


Lindenwood University

updated 7-28-12

CLICK HERE - Move to MIAA a step in Lindenwood’s climb


Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois updated 7-28-12

CLICK HERE - Dream nearly a reality for GLVC commissioner


Northwestern Oklahoma State University

updated 7-19-12

CLICK HERE - Northwestern on the move to DII


East Coast Conference

updated 7-18-12

CLICK HERE - East Coast Conference Expands to 11 Members with the Addition of Daemen College


Lubbock Christian University

updated 7-18-12

CLICK HERE - Chris Due Talks Lubbock Christian University and Their Entry into the NCAA


Lee University

updated 7-17-12

CLICK HERE - Lee University Begins Move to National Collegiate Athletic Association


University of Virginia’s College at Wise

updated 7-17-12

CLICK HERE - UVA-WISE MOVES INTO FULL MEMBERSHIP IN G-MAC FOLLOWING NCAA APPROVAL


updated 7-14-12

Heartland Conference

Heartland Conference continues to grow


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