Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges

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The Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges (EARC) is a college athletic conference of eighteen men's college rowing crews. It is an affiliate of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). [1]

College rowing (United States) team sport version of rowing practiced by universities in the United States

Rowing is the oldest intercollegiate sport in the United States. In the 2002–03 school year there were 1,712 male and 6,690 female collegiate rowers, representing just over 2% of total college athletes.

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Members

Eighteen colleges and universities are members of the EARC, mostly in the North-East and Mid-Atlantic United States, but also in the Mid-West with the University of Wisconsin–Madison. [2]

University of Wisconsin–Madison Public university in Wisconsin, USA

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin, and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. It was the first public university established in Wisconsin and remains the oldest and largest public university in the state. It became a land-grant institution in 1866. The 933-acre (378 ha) main campus, located on the shores of Lake Mendota, includes four National Historic Landmarks. The University also owns and operates a historic 1,200-acre (486 ha) arboretum established in 1932, located 4 miles (6.4 km) south of the main campus.

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Footnotes

  1. Affiliates. Eastern College Athletic Conference. Retrieved 2010-02-27.
  2. EARC Membership page. Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges webpage (Eastern College Athletic Conference official website). Retrieved 2010-02-27.

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