Steven Bahls, president at Augustana College, Rock Island, was named to the NCAA Division III Presidents/Chancellors Advisory Group and was appointed chair of the President's Council of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW).   

Bahlsí service to these groups illustrates his support of the student-athletes that have created and maintained Augustanaís distinction as a national Academic All-American leader and a leader within the conference.

Augustana ranks No. 1 in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) for Academic All-Americans, No. 2 in Division III athletics and No. 6 in the nation.

Augustana has 12 men's and 11 women's varsity teams as well as many intramural and recreational athletic programs.

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A charter member of the CCIW, the Vikings have won 174 CCIW team championships ó more than any other school in the league ó and four NCAA Division III team championships. The college has qualified more than 250 teams for national competition.