Merrimack College

Merrimack College is a private Augustinian college in North Andover, Massachusetts.[3] It was founded in 1947 by the Order of St. Augustine with an initial goal to educate World War II veterans. The college has grown to encompass 220 acres campus and almost 40 buildings. The library is named after Rev. Vincent A. McQuade, the founder of the college.[4]

Merrimack College
MottoPer Scientiam Ad Sapientiam (Latin)
Motto in English
Through Knowledge to Wisdom
TypePrivate
Established1947
Religious affiliation
Roman Catholic (Order of Saint Augustine)
PresidentChristopher E. Hopey[1]
Academic staff
220
Administrative staff
330
Undergraduates3,653
Postgraduates575
Location, ,
United States
CampusSuburban, 220 acres (350,515 sq. meters)
NewspaperThe Beacon
ColorsNavy, Gold          
AthleticsNCAA
Div IHockey East (men's and women's hockey)
NEC
NicknameWarriors
AffiliationsNAICU
AICUM
ACCU[2]
Sports24 varsity teams
Websitemerrimack.edu

Athletics

The athletics teams participate in the Northeast Conference of NCAA Division I. They began their four-year transition to Division I during the 2019-20 season and will be full Division I members by 2023-24.[5] The college currently has 22 teams participating in intercollegiate sport (9 men's teams and 13 women's teams)[6]. The men's college ice hockey program is currently a NCAA Division I program, participating in the Hockey East conference.[7]

References

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-07. Retrieved 2010-03-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ACCU Member Institutions
  3. Fernandes, Deirdre (July 17, 2017). "Small private schools are financially struggling, but Merrimack has found its footing - The Boston Globe". Boston Globe.
  4. "History". Merrimack College. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  5. Dauster, Rob (September 10, 2018). "Division I men's basketball set to add another member". NBC Sports. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  6. "Merrimack College Athletics - Official Athletics Website". Merrimack College Athletics. Retrieved 2019-02-04.
  7. "Merrimack Warriors - Hockey East Association". hockeyeastonline.com. Retrieved 2019-02-04.
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