Ferrum to Move to Division II, Join Conference Carolinas

Ferrum College will move to NCAA Division II and join Conference Carolinas, becoming the 16th school in the athletic conference.

It’s the latest in a string of changes that the small, private college in Franklin County has made to attract students and fight off dwindling enrollment that has plagued it in recent years.

President Mirta Martin made the announcement at a press conference on campus on Friday, flanked by Conference Carolinas Commissioner Chris Colvin, Ferrum Athletic Director Cleive Adams, and notable former student Billy Wagner, who spent 16 years in Major League Baseball as a star pitcher. 

Read the full article from the Cardinal News HERE.