DURHAM, N.C. — North Carolina Central University Athletics has announced the appointment of Kendra Greene to the positions of Senior Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations and Senior Woman Administrator (SWA).
“We are very fortunate to have Kendra join our team,” said Director of Athletics Dr. Ingrid Wicker McCree. “I have been impressed with her commitment to lifelong learning, which has allowed her to be a versatile athletics administrator. Kendra will enhance our administrative team in a number of areas, but her profound passion for student-athlete success and well-being, as well as a deep commitment to the success of coaches and team members, are attributes that any Athletics Director desires when hiring coaches and staff.”
Greene joins the Eagles with more than a decade’s worth of experience in similar roles at four other Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), including two other Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) member institutions. She most recently served as Associate Athletics Director for Compliance and SWA at Florida A&M University for the 2018-19 academic year.
Greene spent nearly two seasons from 2016 to 2018 as Senior Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations at Alabama State University.
In her first stint at a MEAC institution, Greene held the title of Associate Athletics Director for Compliance for over two years (2014-2016) at Delaware State University.
Prior to DSU, Greene transitioned back to athletics in her five years (2009-2014) at University of the District of Columbia. She started at UDC as an academic advisor and eventually became the Firebirds Associate Athletics Director for Academics and SWA for nearly three years.
Greene has a total of 15 years of intercollegiate athletics and higher education student services experience. She has spent three years at the University of Maryland as Program Coordinator for Student-Athlete Academic Support and Career Development Unit and two years at the University of Oklahoma both as a Special Events and Facility Management Coordinator.
The native of Michigan graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and a focus in pre-law in 2004. Greene then earned a Master of Education in higher education administration with an emphasis in intercollegiate athletic administration at Oklahoma in 2005. She completed a post graduate certificate program from George Washington University in brain injury education and transitional services in 2010, and is currently pursuing a doctorate of philosophy from Concordia University of Chicago.