Faculty Board on Athletics

Committee Chair
Patricia L. Bellia, William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Professor of Law

Contact Information
(574) 631-3866
website: www.nd.edu/~facboard

Description of Committee
Serves as the principal advisory group to the President on educational issues related to intercollegiate athletics. Fosters the University’s commitment to academic integrity within the athletic program, strives to ensure that the University’s athletic program operates in consonance with its educational mission, and actively promotes the welfare and educational success of the University’s student-athletes. Also functions as a formal liaison between the faculty and the Department of Athletics.

Number of Members

Frequency of Meetings
The chair calls meetings on a regular basis.

Reporting Structure
Rev. John I. Jenkins. C.S.C., President

Committee Members

  • Patricia L. Bellia (chair)
  • Alexa Baltes
  • James Brockmole
  • Ann M. Firth
  • John F. Gaski
  • Erin Hoffmann Harding
  • Patrick G. Holmes
  • Daniel B. Kelly
  • Sean Kelsey
  • Mary Ann McDowell
  • Robin F. Rhodes
  • Michael M. Stanisic
  • John B. Swarbrick
  • Ann E. Tenbrunsel
  • Kevin T. Vaughan

Board Liaisons

  • Melissa L. Conboy
  • Michael Harrity

Information last updated 10/30/15

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