According to a news release on theacc.com, the ACC's official website, the ACC's Council of Presidents has voted to accept Notre Dame as a member.
The Irish will compete as full members in all conference sponsored sports except for football. The Irish's football program will play five games each year against conference programs.
"The ACC was founded on the cornerstones of balancing academics, athletics and integrity," ACC commissioner John Swofford aid in the release. "Our partnership with Notre Dame only strengthens this long-standing commitment. Notre Dame enhances the league's unique blend of public and private institutions that are international in scope. The collective alumni and fan bases cover the entire country with exceptionally strong roots up and down the Atlantic Coast. This is a terrific milestone in the evolution of the ACC and showcases tremendous solidarity and vision by our Council of Presidents."
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