Athletics Advisory Council

The Athletics Advisory Council meets quarterly during the academic year.


  • To enhance the role of athletics at the University and to serve in an advisory capacity to the President and Director of Athletics on the balance between academics and athletics at The University of Cincinnati.



  • The Athletics Advisory Council advises the President and Director of Athletics on all matters relating to the intersection of intercollegiate athletics and academics to insure the alignment of intercollegiate athletics with the values and goals of the University of Cincinnati. Specific responsibilities include:
  • To promote an understanding of intercollegiate athletics among all members of the University community.
  • To foster a clear commitment to academic integrity within the athletic program.
  • To ensure the commitment to the student athlete in all athletic and academic activities.
  • To provide counsel to the President, Board of Trustees, Director of Athletics, and Faculty Senate concerning matters of athletic policy and strategy formation, educational programming, staff development, and athletic scheduling as it relates to the university's academic mission.
  • To provide counsel to the Faculty Athletics Representative
  • To provide a communication link between athletics and the faculty (and the Faculty Senate), the Trustees, and the broader university community.

    Athletics Advisory Council Roster

    Robert Brinkmeyer - Assistant Professor, School of Human Services

    Jeffrey Camm - Professor of Quantitative Analysis, Head of Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems

    Alexandra Carl - Student-Athlete/Golf

    John Courter - UCATS Board of Director

    Lindsey Dolan - Executive Staff Assistant                       

    Gisela Escoe - Vice Provost for Assessment and Student Learning

    William Fant - Dean of College of Pharmacy

    Lane Hart - Student Body President

    Reuven Katz - Board of Trustees, Officer & Trustees Emeriti

    Dr. Joseph Luckey - Sr. Associate AD/Student-Athlete Support Services

    Caroline Miller - Sr. Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management

    Richard Miller - Civil Engineering Professor

    Desiree Reed-Francois - Senior Associate AD/SWA

    David Szymanski - Faculty Athletics Representatives

    Anita Todd -  Assistant Professor, Professional Practice