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KEENE, N.H.--Keene State College has named Dr. Kristene Kelly as athletics director.

The Johnson C. Smith alum comes to Keene from Saint Augustine's University where she spent the past seven years as associate athletics director and most recently assistant professor and chair for the Department of Business, Accounting, Sport Management.keene kristene kellyKelly

She will begin working at Keene State on June 1.

Kemal Atkins, Keene State College Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, said, "I am delighted that Kristene Kelly will be joining our leadership team at Keene State. She has touched every aspect of athletics administration throughout her career, and she brings a unique combination of experience in management, administration, marketing and communications, teaching, and academic counseling for students. Kristene is a talented administrator and I am confident that her positive contributions to the College will extend beyond our athletics and recreational sports programs."
Prior to her work at Saint Augustine's, Kelly served as sports information officer at Johnson C. Smith University and academic counselor at the University of Tennessee.


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