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Director of Athletics Announcement Garners Widespread Coverage


Posted 05/30/2017
Submitted by Mildred McNeill
Category: In the News

The announcement of Mary Ellen Gillespie as the University's new director of athletics drew broad media interest. A compilation of links to  the coverage can be found below.

Hartford Hawks website: http://www.hartfordhawks.com/news/2017/5/23/general-mary-ellen-gillespie-named-university-of-hartford-director-of-athletics.aspx

University press release: http://hartford.edu/news/press-releases/2017/05/new-athletic-director.aspx

YouTube playlist of AD Gillespie television news coverage: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLq9Z27LYRKtRPYnUDi2ACRR-GWth5xW6x

Connecticut media

Hartford Courant http://www.courant.com/sports/college/hc-gillespie-ad-hartford-0525-20170524-story.html

Hartford Courant Jeff Jacobs column http://www.courant.com/sports/college/hc-jacobs-column-gillespie-hiring-0525-20170524-column.html

Hartford Courant http://www.courant.com/sports/college/hc-gillespie-new-ad-hartford-0524-20170523-story.html

WFSB-TV3 Hartford http://www.wfsb.com/story/35506430/mary-ellen-gillespie-leaves-green-bay-for-hartford

We-Ha News West Hartford http://we-ha.com/university-hartford-names-mary-ellen-gillespie-director-athletics/

New Britain Herald New Britain CT http://newsok.com/mary-ellen-gillespie-leaves-green-bay-for-hartford/article/feed/1239084

Wisconsin media

Beloit Daily News (AP story) http://www.beloitdailynews.com/article/20170524/AP/305249905

Green Bay Press Gazette http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/sports/college/uwgb/2017/05/23/uwgb-athletic-director-leaves-hartford/102079592/

Fox11 News Green Bay  http://fox11online.com/sports/college/uw-green-bay-athletic-director-mary-ellen-gillespie-leaves-for-a-new-role

WBAY Green Bay http://www.wbay.com/content/news/Gillespie-Leaves-UWGB-423959984.html

WCLO radio Janesville WI http://www.wclo.com/2017/05/24/green-bay-searching-for-new-director-of-athletics/

Green Bay Press-Gazette Green Bay WI http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/sports/college/uwgb/2017/05/23/uwgb-athletic-director-leaves-hartford/102079592/

Various media through Associated Press

NewsOK Oklahoma City http://newsok.com/mary-ellen-gillespie-leaves-green-bay-for-hartford/article/feed/1239084

The Telegraph Macon, GA (AP) http://www.macon.com/sports/college/article152325712.html

San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio TX  (AP story) http://www.wclo.com/2017/05/24/green-bay-searching-for-new-director-of-athletics/

Washington Times Washington DC (AP story) http://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/may/24/mary-ellen-gillespie-leaves-green-bay-for-hartford/

Higher Education media

Education Dive http://www.educationdive.com/press-release/20170523-mary-ellen-gillespie-named-university-of-hartford-director-of-athletics/