CARROLLTON, Ga., September 8, 2023 (Newswire.com)
The University of West Georgia will embark on a transformative journey to join NCAA Division I Athletics in the coming year, following a vote by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia earlier today.
As part of the transition, the UWG Wolves will join the Atlantic Sun Conference, effective July 1, 2024, creating a conference of 12 athletics teams across the southeastern United States.
This strategic decision marks a new era for UWG, reaffirming the institution’s commitment to the pursuit of excellence and presenting an opportunity for its student-athletes to compete at the highest level of collegiate athletics.
“This move to NCAA Division I marks a turning point for our university, amplifying the impact of collegiate athletics and our student-athletes and igniting a new era of spirited competition,” said Dr. Brendan…