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Fact Sheet for Ivy League

Nationality: United States
General: Ivy League is an NCAA Division I college athletic conference comprising eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States.
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An Ivy League Newspaper May Be Going Mostly Online [Published Media Decoder - Apr 25 2014]
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