The Pacific-10 conference has officially announced that the University of Colorado will join the fold.
Pac-10 Commissioner Larry Scott:
“This is an historic moment for the Conference, as the Pac-10 is poised for tremendous growth. The University of Colorado is a great fit for the Conference both academically and athletically and we are incredibly excited to welcome Colorado to the Pac-10.”
CU-Boulder Chancellor Phillip P. DiStefano:
“On behalf of The University of Colorado students, faculty, alumni and fans, we are proud to accept this invitation from the Pac-10 and join the most prestigious academic and athletic conference in the nation.”
University of Colorado President Bruce D. Benson:
“The University of Colorado is a perfect match — academically and athletically — with the Pac-10. Our achievements and aspirations match those of the universities in the conference and we look forward to a productive relationship.”