The Horizon League Board of Directors has approved Northern Kentucky University’s application to join the Horizon League. Northern Kentucky will officially join the league on July 1, 2015, in time for the 2015-16 academic year. The university’s board of regents voted Monday to join the Horizon League.
“The Horizon League is pleased to welcome Northern Kentucky University to our conference,” said Dr. Antoine Garibaldi, Ph.D., Board of Directors Chair and President of the University of Detroit Mercy. “The Horizon League presidents and Commissioner LeCrone look forward to working with NKU President Mearns to continue the implementation of the League’s major goals and strategic plan.” Read more.