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UND elected to full Division I active membership status

August 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Officially, UND has been elected to full Division I active membership status from the NCAA. The NCAA’s announcement completes UND’s transition from Division II status. UND President Dr. Robert Kelley received a letter from the NCAA on Thursday confirming the university’s active membership in Division I athletics. Continue Reading

OUR VIEW: Any doubts about SDSU D-I move are obliterated

March 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

South Dakota State University has been chipping away at critics who said the Jackrabbits couldn’t compete at the Division I level ever since the university made the jump from Division II in 2004. Continue Reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Duke’s Coach K alone atop Division I list

November 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Mike Krzyzewski passed Bob Knight, then spent some special time with his former coach. The man known simply as “Coach K” became Division I’s winningest coach when No. 6 Duke beat Michigan State 74-69 on Tuesday night in the State Farm Champions Classic. Continue Reading

UND completes draft of self study for Division I reclassification

February 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UND has completed an initial draft of a self study that evaluates the university and its athletic department as part of the Division I reclassification process. Continue Reading