MEAC Lifts Membership Moratorium

By MEAC Media Relations
Updated: February 25, 2009

MEACGREENSBORO, N.C. — Commissioner Dennis Thomas has announced that the MEAC Council of Chief Executive Officers has ended the moratorium on membership expansion effective immediately.

The moratorium was implemented to provide the conference a planned approach for membership expansion. A strategic and long range plan was developed and approved by the Council.

Using the strategic and long range plan document as a guideline, MEAC expansion will focus on increasing the membership to fourteen members, resulting in twelve (12) football playing institutions.

The MEAC will immediately begin reviewing applications for membership. Currently the MEAC has received and are reviewing applications from North Carolina Central University (Durham) and Savannah (Ga.) State University.

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