Green Bay, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller confirmed today that Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie has accepted the athletic director role at Hartford University in West Hartford, Connecticut and will be leaving her role with Green Bay Athletics. Her new contract begins July 10, 2017.
“Mary Ellen significantly elevated the profile of the Phoenix Athletic program through her visionary leadership, exceptional coach recruiting, strong management and a national profile with the NCAA,” Miller said. “The foundation of her success is her deep commitment to student athletes and her inspiring collegial spirit. The entire Green Bay community will miss Mary Ellen very, very much.”