July 13, 2007
Greeley, COLO. -The National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Management Council Membership Subcommittee this week notified the University of Northern Colorado that the school has successfully completed the transition to Division I athletics and will be eligible for all postseason competition and conference championships beginning this fall.

It is the final step in a five-year process that began in 2002 when the university’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the move to Division I. Reclassification included Northern Colorado’s successful NCAA Division I certification, a comprehensive review of the Department of Athletics in the areas of governance and rules compliance, academic integrity, and equity and student-athlete welfare.

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