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Encyclopedia > West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

The West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC) is a college athletic conference which operates entirely within the U.S. state of West Virginia. It participates in the NCAA's Division II. Within West Virginia, the conference is more often referred to as the WVC. This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government  â€¢ President  â€¢ Vice President Federal republic George... State nickname: Mountain State Official languages English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin (D) Senators Robert Byrd (D) Jay Rockefeller (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 41st 62,809 km² 0. ... 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. ...

In 2006, WVU Tech announced that it was withdrawing from the league and moving down to the NAIA. The conference then renewed a study of expanding outside of the state. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... NAIA is an acronym (or an initialism) that can refer to the following: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the United States. ...

Its postseason basketball tournament, which was first conducted in 1936, is the oldest college postseason tournament in continuous existence—predating the NCAA tournament (1939), the NIT (1938), and the NAIA national championship (1937). 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... It has been suggested that March Madness be merged into this article or section. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The National Invitation Tournament (NIT) is a college basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (better known as the NAIA) traces its roots to the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Member schools

Alderson-Broaddus College is a private, four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Baptist Church. ... Bluefield State College is an historically black college located in Bluefield, West Virginia. ... The University of Charleston is a private college in Charleston, West Virginia of approximately 1,000 students. ... Concord University is a comprehensive, public, liberal arts institution located in Athens, West Virginia founded on February 28, 1872, when the West Virginia Legislature passed an Act to locate a Branch State Normal School, in Concord Church, in the County of Mercer. ... Davis and Elkins College is a small residential liberal arts college of 650 students located in Elkins, West Virginia. ... Fairmont State University is a public university located in Fairmont, West Virginia. ... Glenville State College is a small four-year college located in Glenville, West Virginia which is in rural north-central West Virginia. ... Some factual claims in this article need to be verified. ... Salem International University is a small college in Salem, West Virginia. ... Shepherd University is a small state-supported college in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. ... West Liberty State College is a state college located in West Liberty, West Virginia near Wheeling. ... West Virginia State University is a small public college in Institute, West Virginia, an unincorporated suburb of Charleston, West Virginia. ... West Virginia University Institute of Technology is a four-year college located in Montgomery, West Virginia. ... West Virginia Wesleyan College is a small college in Buckhannon, West Virginia. ... Wheeling Jesuit University is a private, co-educational Roman Catholic university in the United States. ...

External link

  • Official Website of the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

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