NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston announced Tuesday (June 30) that Melody Webb has been appointed to the position of University Athletics Director.
Webb replaces Marty Miller, who is transitioning to a new senior leadership role in Dr. Adams-Gaston's administrative team after more than 15 years as Athletics Director.
Webb is no stranger to the University. Since 2014, she has held the position of Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Senior Women's Administrator at NSU. In this role, she serves as the deputy to the Athletics Director, and is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Department of Athletics.
She is also responsible for managing revenue generation, fundraising and development efforts for the Department, and oversees procurement, human resources and facility operations. Additionally, Webb serves as the Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics and works strategically with the Office of Institutional Equity to ensure Title IX compliance.
Prior to joining NSU, Webb served as the Associate Commissioner for Business Operations for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA). In this role, she provided leadership and oversight for financial administration for the conference, which included expenditure analysis, human resources functions and event management.
From 2010-12, Webb served as the Assistant Athletics Director for Budget and Finance at George Washington University. At George Washington, she was responsible for administrative oversight of a $22 million budget.
Webb was the Athletics Business Manager for the Department of Athletics at the University of Maryland, College Park from 2006-12. In this role, she assisted with the financial management of a $55 million budget and oversaw the administrative operations for athletic financial affairs, purchasing and accounts.