Concordia University-Portland has officially accepted an invitation to become the 11th full-time member of the NCAA Division II Great Northwest Athletic Conference, GNAC Commissioner Dave Haglund announced Thursday.
The invitation is contingent upon Concordia being admitted into the NCAA's membership process. Concordia plans to apply to the NCAA by the upcoming Feb. 1 deadline, with a decision rendered by the NCAA Division II Membership Committee expected this summer.
The GNAC, one of the top Division II conferences in the country, currently has member institutions in five states and one Canadian province. Western Washington University is a member of the GNAC