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USI Board of Trustees meeting set to potentially vote on D1 athletics decision

USI Board of Trustees meeting set to potentially vote on D1 athletics decision
Published: Jan. 28, 2022 at 7:41 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 4, 2022 at 1:39 PM CST
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The University of Southern Indiana’s Board of Trustees is set to meet to discuss the potential transition over to Division I athletics.

The Screaming Eagles currently compete as a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference in NCAA Division II.

According to a press release, the board will meet Monday, February 7.

Officials say the meeting will take place inside Carter Hall located in the University Center on campus at 1 p.m.

USI director of Athletic Communications Ray Simmons says he believes a vote will take place the same day.

Regardless of the outcome, officials say a press conference will follow in room UC 226-227.

USI officials say in order to provide social distancing and practice safety protocols, in-person audience attendance will be limited. The meeting will also be live streamed.

You can watch the live stream here.

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