March 27, 2014
Heather Benning is the new executive director of the Midwest Conference. She was formerly the assistant athletic director/SWA/associate professor of physical education/head women’s soccer coach/Title IX coordinator for athletics at Grinnell College. Benning is a 2003 graduate of the NACWAA Administrative Advancement Institute, completed the NACWAA Leadership Enhancement Institute in 2008, and graduated from the NCAA Pathway program in January of this year. Read the press release here
Michelle Boone has accepted the position of senior sports director for the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania. “This is a step up the ladder in my career, as I will be responsible for strategic planning and big picture thinking/visions.” Boone said. She was formerly associate commissioner, Michelle Boone, will be leaving the Northeast Conference
NACWAA Board of Directors member Dr. M. Grace Calhoun, has been named director of recreation and intercollegiate athletics at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. Read the story and watch her interview here
Shana Levine, has been named director of physical education and athletics at Lewis & Clark effective July 1. Levine previously served as associate athletic director at Washington and Lee University in Virginia. Read more
Alden & Associates, Inc. announced today that Alfreeda Goff and Barb Schroeder have joined the firm to assist with the growing portfolio of colleges and universities retaining the firm. Read more
Kudos to each of you!
A warm welcome to the seven newest NACWAA members:
Jessica Berdan – Student Athlete Affairs Intern
Melissa Bruner – Women’s Basketball Director of Operations, Florida State University
Casey Goldstein – Assistant Director, Athletic Communications, George Mason University
Brian Hortz – Assistant Director of Athletics, Denison University
Caitlin Quinn – Assistant Strength Coach, Florida State University
Patty Raube Keller – Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance/SWA, University of Mary
Tammy Swearingen – Assistant Director of Athletics, Westminster College
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