July 14th Special Dinner Meeting Photos
Photos by Chesapeake Sports Club Member Linda Allen Clifton
October 13th Luncheon Meeting
Speaking October 13th is Wood Selig, Athletic Director of ODU. Dr. Wood Selig became the Director of Athletics for Old Dominion University on July 1, 2010.
In four short years, his “Championship Effort” mantle has been a rallying force for a transformed athletic program, which has included the University’s move to Conference USA, the transition of the football program to the FBS level and the implementation of an aggressive strategic plan.
The most dramatic and gratifying accomplishment for Selig has been the academic success of the 18 intercollegiate teams. Since Selig’s arrival in 2010, 14 teams have maintained or improved their annual APR, including all nine women’s teams. The women’s golf team has received national recognition for their perfect APR score the last three years, along with the men’s tennis program this past spring.
Fifteen of the 18 teams have maintained or improved their graduation rates during his first three years, with three teams – men’s swimming, field hockey and women’s golf – having perfect graduation rates in the latest GSR data.