WEST HAVEN, Conn., May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of New Haven today announced the appointment of Duane Bailey as associate vice president and director of athletics and recreation. Bailey, who will join the university on June 19, is director of athletics and recreational services at New York Institute of Technology.
"Duane has distinguished himself throughout his career as a strategic leader with an uncompromising commitment to student development," Walter Caffey, vice president for enrollment management at the University of New Haven, said. "He not only has extensive experience as the head athletics administrator on numerous capital projects, but also has a proven track record of establishing critical relationships and partnerships both within and outside of the organizations he's worked with."
Bailey also has held management and leadership positions with the National Football League, the Kansas City Chiefs, The Atlantic 10 Conference, and Seton Hall University.
He replaces Deborah Chin, who retired after a 40- year career at the University of New Haven.
The University of New Haven has one of the finest comprehensive athletic programs in the Northeast Region, with a rich history and tradition of advancing to both conference and NCAA postseason tournament play. The University has been a proud member of NCAA Division II since the early 1980's and continued the D-II tradition by joining the prestigious Northeast-10 Conference during the 2008-09 season.
About the University of New Haven …
Founded on the campus of Yale University in 1920, the University of New Haven is a private, co-educational institution which is comprised of five colleges that provide career-focused education grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, business, engineering, and public safety and service. The University is a diverse and vibrant community of more than 6,800 students, including 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates. Information is available at www.newhaven.edu.
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