STEPHENSVILLE, TEXAS (Dec. 17, 2019) – Collegiate Consulting has been retained to assist the Tarleton State University with its transition from Division II and Lone Star Conference membership to Division I and membership in the Western Athletic Conference.
Previously, Collegiate Consulting assisted Tarleton State with comprehensive feasibility study in 2014 and came back to update the benchmarking data and comparisons in 2017. On November 12, 2019, Tarleton State accepted an invitation to join the WAC effective July 1, 2020.
Collegiate Consulting is updated the original feasibility study to include WAC benchmarking and financial comparisons. In addition, Collegiate Consulting will assist Tarleton State with the development of the NCAA-mandated Division I Strategic Plan and the membership application, which is due on June 1, 2020.
In the past 18 months, Collegiate Consulting has completed 10 Division I Feasibility Studies, including California Baptist University, Dixie State University and Merrimack College, who are either making the transition to Division I or in the process to make the transition.