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Encyclopedia > Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association

The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association is an athletic conference which competes in the NCAA's Division III. Member teams are located in the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Indiana. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Official language(s) English de-facto Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 11th 96,889 mi² / 250,941 km² 239 miles / 385 km 491 miles / 790 km 41. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 23rd 169,790 km² 420 km 500 km 17 42°30N to 47°3N 86°49W to 92°54W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 18th 5,453,896 38. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 38th 94,321 km² 225 km 435 km 1. ...


Established on March 24, 1888, the conference is the oldest college athletic conference in America. Of the current members, Olivet and Albion were charter members, though Albion is the only school to hold continous membership. Former members include Michigan State University, then known as Michigan Agricultural College, (1888-1907), Eastern Michigan University, then known as Michigan Normal College, (1892-1926), Hillsdale College (1888-1960), and Defiance College (1997-2000). March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Michigan State University (MSU) is a public university in East Lansing, Michigan. ... Eastern Michigan University (EMU) is a comprehensive, co-educational public university located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. ... Hillsdale College is an independent, conservative, co-educational, nonsectarian, post-secondary liberal arts institution located on the north side of the city of Hillsdale, Michigan in central southern Michigan. ...


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Year of joining in parentheses.

Member teams compete in cross country, football, golf, soccer, volleyball, basketball, swimming, baseball, softball, tennis and track and field. Adrian College is a private, co-educational liberal arts college related to the United Methodist Church and located in the city of Adrian in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Albion College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Albion, Michigan. ... Alma College is a selective, private, liberal arts college located in the small city of Alma in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Calvin College Sigiloid Emblem Calvin College is a comprehensive liberal arts college located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. ... Hope College is a small, private, residential liberal arts college located in downtown Holland, Michigan, a few miles from Lake Michigan. ... Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. ... Olivet College is a liberal arts college located in the city of Olivet in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Catholic womens college founded 1844 in Notre Dame, Indiana called Saint Marys College (Indiana) Categories: University stubs | Indiana ... Tri-State University   Tri-State University (TSU) is a private U.S. Midwest university located in Angola, Indiana, along with satellite programs in South Bend, IN and Fort Wayne, IN. Founded in 1884, the university has been traditionally noted for its engineering program; however, it also offers degrees in most... US Armed Forces cross country meet Cross-country running is a sport in which teams of runners compete to complete a course over open or rough terrain before other teams. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Volleyball is one of the most popular sports in the world. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... Swimming describes any method by which living creatures move themselves through water apart from walking on the bottom. ... Effective pitching is vitally important to a baseball team, as pitching is the key for the defensive team to retire batters and to preventing runners from getting on base. ... Softball is a team sport in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches in circumference, is thrown by a player called a pitcher and hit by an offensive player called a batter with a round, smooth stick called a bat. ... Italic textItaliInsert non-formatted text here--69. ... Athletics, also known, especially in American English, as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events, which can roughly be divided into running, throwing, and jumping. ...


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Adrian College - definition of Adrian College in Encyclopedia (175 words)
The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and as of 2004 has an enrollment of 1050 students.
Adrian College athletic teams, nicknamed the Bulldogs, are part of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA), and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) - Division III.
The college was chartered by the Michigan Legislature on March 28, 1859.
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (178 words)
The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association is an athletic conference which competes in the NCAA's Division III.
Member teams are located in the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Indiana.
Established on March 24, 1888, the conference is the oldest college athletic conference in America.
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