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Fab Five: The MEAC’s Female Directors of Athletics

by Ed Hill, Jr., MEAC
December 29, 2022

In a day and time of change, with women taking more prominent roles in the world of college athletics, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has become a national leader and trendsetter. The conference, made up of eight Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), currently has five women serving as athletic directors. With the appointment of Dena Freeman-Patton as Morgan State University's new Vice President and Director for Intercollegiate Athletics, she became the first woman in Morgan State's 155-year history hired to lead its athletic operations.

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