Seeking Nominations for the next Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR)


Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor

Submitted on behalf of Marisa Kelly, Provost

The NCAA formally recognizes four key institutional positions:  the President, the Director of Athletics, the Senior Woman Administrator, and the Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR).  Professor Wenmouth Williams, who is retiring at the end of this academic year, is currently serving as the Ithaca College FAR.  He has and continues to do this with distinction.  

We are now seeking nominations (including self-nominations) of individuals interested in serving in this capacity, effective June 1, 2014. The NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative must be a tenured faculty member or senior ongoing NTEN who is appointed by the President. The term of the appointment is for two years, renewable up to four times.

The key responsibilities for this position are:

If you would like further information about the role of the FAR, please contact Susan Bassett, Athletic Director. 

Nominations should include a letter describing why the nominee should be considered for this appointment.  Nominations and self-nominations should be sent electronically to, no later than Friday, March 14th.