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Judith Sweet

 
 
Judith Sweet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Judith Sweet Marker
Inscription. A Milwaukee, WI native, Judith Sweet graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1969 majoring in physical education and mathematics. After earning two masters degrees, Sweet began her career as a teacher and coach at Newcomb College and Tulane University. In 1975, Sweet was appointed Director of Athletics at the University of California-San Diego becoming the first woman to head a combined men's and women's intercollegiate athletics program. In 1991, Sweet was elected President of the NCAA, the first woman to serve in this prestigious position. Sweet has received more than 40 honors and awards over her 35-plus years in athletics including the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators' Administrator of the Year in 1992, the Honda Award for Outstanding Achievement in Women's Collegiate Athletics in 1998, and the Institute for International Sports' 100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America in 2007. Since her retirement from the NCAA in 2006, Sweet has served as a consultant for title IX and gender equity strategies. Inducted - 2009
 
Erected 2009 by Proudly Presented to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame by: the NCAA, University of California-San Diego and MillerCoors, Inc.
 
Location. 43° 2.517′ 
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
N, 87° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Connie Carpenter (Phinney) (here, next to this marker); Andy North (here, next to this marker); Lee Kemp (here, next to this marker); John Powless (here, next to this marker); Earl L. "Curly" Lambeau (here, next to this marker); Edward P. "Ned" Allis (here, next to this marker); Mike Webster (here, next to this marker); Frederick C. Miller (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016.
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