in·​ter·​col·​le·​giate | \ ˌin-tər-kə-ˈlē-jət How to pronounce intercollegiate (audio) , -jē-ət\

Definition of intercollegiate

: existing, carried on, or participating in activities between colleges intercollegiate athletics

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Men’s crew wallows as a club sport at the intercollegiate level. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: Celebrate the US women’s soccer team, but also celebrate Title IX," 8 July 2019 Some is for sports programs not supported from revenue-producing intercollegiate athletics. Edward Lotterman, Twin Cities, "Real World Economics: Student debt issue needs more study," 30 June 2019 Flag football often upstaged intercollegiate athletics as the biggest sport at Trinity. Gregory Korte, USA Today, "The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system," 19 June 2019 Players must have played their last year of intercollegiate football within the last 50 years. Matt Murschel,, "Big Florida presence on 2019 College Football HOF ballot," 4 June 2018 The boosters’ entity raises money from the private sector and then uses those proceeds to fund intercollegiate athletics, specifically athletic scholarships. Michael Mccann,, "How Transforming Into a DSO Could Impact Florida State's Athletic Department," 11 June 2019 Stetson is literally one of those refreshing rags-to-riches stories — a true team filled with unselfish coaches and chip-on-their-shoulder players who haven’t been spoiled by the opulence and grandeur of big-time intercollegiate sports. Mike Bianchi,, "Stetson Hatters are kicking grass, taking names and chasing dangling carrot of Omaha," 6 June 2018 In fact, every intercollegiate sport at Laval has its own private board of directors that oversees finances and operations. John Walters, Newsweek, "Canada's Laval University Shows How to Do Football Right," 26 Oct. 2014 Barrio was most recently at the University of Nevada as senior associate director of athletics for intercollegiate services and a special assistant to the president. Kelli Stacy,, "Central Connecticut State University Names New Athletic Director," 12 July 2018

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circa 1874, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of intercollegiate

chiefly US : involving or involved in competition between colleges

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