Unlike the US Congress, perhaps the Big Ten really does get their feelings hurt when a majority of people think their idea is terrible. And especially unlike congress, maybe they reconsider their decisions.
On Thursday, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney, in an interview with WGN-AM in Chicago, commented that the names may be changed, due in no small part to the extreme dislike the Big Ten fans seem to have for the division names. (Of course, maybe it was the t-shirt designs the names might inspire.)
Link to radio interview here.