intercollegiate intercollegiate  /ˌɪn tər kə ˈli dʒət/


  • (adj) used of competition between colleges or universities


  1. But pressure was brought to bear upon the college by those who wanted intercollegiate athletics and were not exceptionally well-prepared.
  2. Yale is expected to abandon intercollegiate rowing for the duration.
  3. To Manhattan, 28 colleges sent contestants to compete for the intercollegiate championships in the climactic meet of the indoor track and field season.


  1. Local news and sports reporting covering Niles, Dowagiac, Cassopolis, Edwardsburg, Cass County, Berrien County in ...

    INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Hall of Champions will celebrate the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s (MIAA) 125th anniversary with a special exhibit in the facility.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Niles Daily Star

  2. Intercollegiate Studies Institute Elects Five New Trustees

    The Intercollegiate Studies Institute announced today that its Board of Trustees has welcomed five new members: Michael W. Gleba, Ambassador Patricia L. Herbold, James Piereson, Dr. Ion Ratiu, and Marc ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. READER SUBMITTED: Intercollegiate Fundraising Running Team Expands To Yale

    In the fall of 2011, Princeton University sophomore Joe Benun gathered a group of innovative students to create an intercollegiate fundraising running organization with a vision in mind: to make a difference in the world. The result was Team U, which combines running for a healthy lifestyle and fundraising for charity into a common goal.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX CT Hartford


  1. "We do not permit anyone connected with intercollegiate athletics to gamble on sports, pro or college sports," Brand said. "What a student does, plays bingo in his church, for example, while we discourage that, we prefer not to try and...
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Myles Brand Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "The first intercollegiate sporting event played on the University of Oregon campus was a baseball game back in 1877; just one year after the UO was established," school president Dave Frohnmayer said. "It is especially fitting that Pat has...
    on Jul 13, 2007 By: Dave Frohnmayer Source:

  3. "If intercollegiate athletics sends a message of 'business as usual' while American citizens are losing their jobs, homes and even more precious possessions, then we will deserve any dire consequences that are visited upon us," Holland, who is...
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Terry Holland Source: International Herald Tribune

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