American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Involving or representing two or more colleges.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Between colleges; of or pertaining to different colleges in participation: as, an intercollegiate contest or discussion.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or taking place between two or more colleges.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Existing or carried on between colleges or universities
- adj. used of competition between colleges or universities
“The most challenging one was to work, with our president David Boren, in an effort to change the culture of the organization under the banner which we call intercollegiate athletics.”
“It is significant that we are experiencing such tangible events as this in intercollegiate athletics today," BCA Executive Director Floyd Keith said in the statement.”
“They saw coaches 'salaries as "a key contributor to the (fiscal)' arms race 'in intercollegiate athletics "and" the greatest impediment to sustainability, "the Knight Commission noted.”
“Mam, do you know what it takes, the time, the hard work, the dedication to be involved in intercollegiate sports?”
“Because of the atypical structure of its undergraduate college system, the University of Chicago, unlike almost all other American universities, permitted graduate students to compete in intercollegiate athletics.”
“Before they were called intercollegiate teams, they were clubs, right?”
“Tandy was also one of the founders, or “Seven Jewels,” of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the first intercollegiate fraternity for African-Americans.”
“Others take an intercollegiate approach and allow students from different schools to battle each other.”
“Stevenson spent $500,000 this year to create an intercollegiate team from scratch, largely as a means to fill the campus with tuition-paying men.”
“Pacific University in Oregon resumed intercollegiate football this fall after it had ended a century-old program 19 years ago when a player was fatally injured.”
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