IWU Board approves new football program

Today, Indiana Wesleyan University Board of Trustees voted to approve the administration’s recommendation to add football as the 18th intercollegiate sports with a proposed start date of Fall 2018.

“After careful and thorough study and consideration of the benefits of adding to our athletic program, we are pleased to announce that the IWU Board of Trustees approved the addition of football as our 18th intercollegiate sport.  Their affirmation of this significant new initiative demonstrates their recognition and appreciation of the sustained mission and excellence of our athletic program,” said Dr. David Wright, IWU President. “We are grateful for the many ways our athletic program fulfills our mission to develop students in character, scholarship, and leadership and we are eager to welcome and support these new athletes who will join us in the very near future.” 

A news conference to provide additional details about the future of football at IWU is scheduled for 5:15 this afternoon. A live video stream will be broadcast live courtesy of WIWU TV: http://www.wiwutv51.com/sportsstream/sportsstream.html

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