Oglethorpe University has chosen Rebecca “Becky” Hall as director of athletics. Hall is the assistant athletics director and senior woman administrator at Wittenberg University and will become Oglethorpe University’s fourth director of athletics since reassigning to NCAA Division III in 1990.
Hall will replace Jay Gardiner who has served as director since 2004. Gardiner left Oglethorpe to become the inaugural commissioner of the new Southern Athletic Association.
“After a national search that yielded exceptional candidates, the committee identified the best match for Oglethorpe,” said vice president for campus life and dean of students Michelle Hall. “Becky is truly a great fit, full of energy, ideas and experience that will guide our growing athletic program.”
A 1998 graduate of Urbana University where she was a star softball player, Hall was immediately hired by