CLEVELAND (from NACDA.com) — Former Duke University Vice President and Director of Athletics Kevin White has been named to the Nationwide Association of Collegiate Administrators of Athletics (NACDA) Corridor of Fame. White will be inducted as part of the 2022 class during the 57th Annual NACDA & Affiliates Conference at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas on June 27.
The checklist of inductees incorporates for 2022 also includes Jeff Bain, Martin Methodist College Jim Fallis, College of Northern Colorado Brenda Hampton, Iowa Western Neighborhood School Invoice Hogan, Seattle University Bruce Rasmussen, Creighton University Dennis Thomas, Hampton University and Charlie Titus, University of Massachusetts Boston.
White retired as vice president and director of athletics at Duke College in August 2021 following serving in that purpose given that May 31, 2008. He now serves as a professor of organization administration at Duke’s Fuqua School of Organization, the place he teaches a common program on athletics business. White to begin with arrived at Duke soon after leading Notre Dame’s athletics method for eight a long time, in addition to beforehand keeping Advertisement positions at Arizona Point out University, Tulane University, the College of Maine and Loras College in Iowa.
White, one of the most experienced, distinguished and honored athletics administrators in faculty sports, oversaw a Duke program that provided 27 varsity sports, more than 700 pupil-athletes, far more than 300 coaches and personnel, and a actual physical training and recreation method that touched practically each and every Duke scholar. Below his management, Duke captured eight NCAA championships – women’s tennis in 2009, men’s basketball in 2010 and 2015, men’s lacrosse in 2010, 2013 and 2014, and women’s golfing in 2014 and 2019 – and 23 ACC titles. In all, 190 Duke squads superior to NCAA postseason levels of competition in the course of White’s Duke tenure. Individually, 406 scholar-athletes earned All-The us, 764 All-ACC and 331 All-Area or District honors beneath White.
Various major facility jobs had been concluded at Duke and led by White, together with key renovations to Brooks Industry at Wallace Wade Stadium, Blue Devil Tower and the Davis Relatives Kicking Area at the Brooks Apply Facility, a grand entrance and entertainment place to the entrance of iconic Cameron Indoor Stadium (Rubenstein Pavilion), the Scott Relatives Athletics Efficiency Middle that now homes many of Duke athletics’ administrative models, as very well as new toughness and conditioning and athletics medicine regions, a ticket workplace and team products retailer.
Constantly in desire as a visionary leader, White currently serves as a member of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Board of Administrators. In Oct 2017, White was chosen to chair the freshly formed USOPC Collegiate Advisory Council (CAC) to guideline and strengthen Olympic sport programming at the collegiate amount. The 10-member CAC is billed with bridging the gap among significant-contributing collegiate stakeholders and the Olympic and Paralympic Motion.
In 2019-20, White served as the chair of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee. For many a long time, he was a member of the Advocates for Athletic Fairness Board of Directors (formerly BCA) and a consultant with the football Bowl Championship Series. In addition, he beforehand was an ex-officio member of the Sugar Bowl Committee through his tenure at Tulane, was a member of the Rose Bowl Administration Committee when at Arizona Point out, and labored carefully with the Fiesta Bowl all through his stay in Tempe.
White was identified as Athletics Director of the Yr by NACDA in 2012-13 and 2005-06. He served on the NACDA Government Committee beginning in 2003, ahead of moving up the Officer ranks and getting to be NACDA President for the 2007-08 educational calendar year.
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