The mission of the ECAC shall be to
initiate, stimulate and improve intercollegiate athletics programs
for student-athletes, and to promote and develop educational
leadership, athletics excellence and athletics participation.
The ECAC shall:
- Understand, respect and support programs and philosophies of each member;
- Assist and involve all constituents in developing and maintaining consistent, equitable competitive opportunities;
- Develop and implement the best possible programs and services (championships, officiating, public relations, etc.) for the membership; and
- Promote college athletics in general, and specifically, highlight stories about its membership, student-athletes, coaches and administrators.
The ECAC shall be a leader, either as a primary or secondary provider, of services to its member conferences and institutions to achieve the mission.