There are fifteen member schools:
In 2005, five of the current members will leave for the Big East: Cincinnati, DePaul, Louisville, Marquette, and South Florida. They will be replaced by the University of Central Florida, Marshall University, Rice University, Southern Methodist University, and the University of Tulsa.
Also in 2005, Saint Louis and Charlotte will depart for the Atlantic Ten Conference.
Member schools participate in football, men's and women's basketball, volleyball, baseball, cross country, golf, men's and women's soccer, softball, women's swimming, tennis and track and field.