Great Northeast Athletic Conference
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|Great Northeast Athletic Conference
|Sports fielded||17 (men's: 8; women's: 9)|
|Commissioner||Joe Walsh (since 2005)|
The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA's Division III. Member institutions are located in New England in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
The league currently has 12 full members:
- - Women's college (no men's sports)
- - Former women's college, now a co-educational college (Emmanuel since 2001-02)
- - Suffolk's men's sports teams joined the GNAC in the 1998-99 season.
It was announced in June 2016 that the conference would be expanding over the next couple of years with the addition of Regis College in 2017-18, followed by the addition of Colby-Sawyer College in 2018-19.
|Institution||Location||Nickname||Founded||Type||Enrollment||Joined||Primary Conference||GNAC Sport|
|Ramapo College||Mahwah, New Jersey||Roadrunners||1969||Public||5,233||2013-14||NJAC||men's tennis|
|Rhode Island College||Providence, Rhode Island||Anchormen||1854||Public||9,000||2007-08||LEC||men's golf|
|Rutgers–Camden||Camden, New Jersey||Scarlet Raptors||1950||Public||5,450||2014-15||NJAC||men's tennis|
|Rutgers–Newark||Newark, New Jersey||Scarlet Raiders||1945||Public||10,500||2013-14||NJAC||men's tennis|
|University of Massachusetts Boston||Boston, Massachusetts||Beacons||1852||Public||15,741||2007-08||LEC||men's golf|
|Wentworth Institute of Technology||Boston, Massachusetts||Leopards||1904||Private||3,728||2011-12||CCC||men's volleyball|
|Daniel Webster College||Nashua, New Hampshire||Eagles||1965||Private||1,200||1995||2008||NECC|
|Emerson College||Boston, Massachusetts||Lions||1888||Private||4,290||1995||2013||NEWMAC|
|Endicott College||Beverly, Massachusetts||Gulls||1939||Private||4,650||1995||1999||CCC|
|Pine Manor College||Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts||Gators||1911||Private||345||1995||2012||GSAC|
|Southern Vermont College||Bennington, Vermont||Mountaineers||1926||Private||650||1998||2006||NECC|
|United States Coast Guard Academy||New London, Connecticut||Bears||1876||Federal||1,045||1995||1996||NEWMAC|
|Western New England University||Springfield, Massachusetts||Golden Bears||1919||Private||3,800||1998||2007||CCC|
The GNAC sponsors championships in 17 intercollegiate athletic sports. They are baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's golf, men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's soccer, women's softball, women's swimming and diving, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's volleyball.