ATLANTA (Dec. 16, 2021) – Voorhees College has retained Collegiate Consulting to explore competitive and membership possibilities within NCAA Division II. Collegiate Consulting’s Feasibility Study will provide conference analyses, budget review, staffing and salary assessment, facility benchmarking, Title IX analysis and curated recommendations for Voorhees.
Voorhees’ 10 varsity sports teams will be compared to and contrasted with member-institutions from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) throughout the course of this study. In addition to the research aggregated in the final report, Collegiate Consulting will provide an overview of the DII application process, including current landscape metrics, membership requirements and compliance protocols.
Collegiate Consulting has assisted six institutions in 2021 as they consider a reclassification from NAIA or NCAA Division III to NCAA Division II. Most recently, Collegiate Consulting partner Thomas More University was offered a provisional membership into the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (GMAC) beginning in the 2022-23 athletic year.
About Voorhees College
Voorhees College is a private, historically Black college located in Denmark, S.C. It is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It was modeled on the well-known Tuskegee Institute of Alabama. Currently, the Tigers compete as an independent member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
About Collegiate Consulting
Collegiate Consulting is a comprehensive solutions-based intercollegiate consulting firm founded in 2005, is based in Atlanta. In the past decade, Collegiate Consulting has completed more than 35 DII Feasibility Studies and the 17 institutions that moved forward with reclassification have/were advanced to join DII.