Stephanie White was elevated to Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development in September 2016. She previously was an associate director of student-athlete academic services, a position she held since November 2013.
She is responsible for the day-to-day academic services for the men’s basketball and women’s soccer programs. White was appointed as an assistant director for student-athlete academic services in August 2010, working with the women’s basketball and men’s soccer teams.
White assists student-athletes in their respective plan of study through coordinating class schedules, offering regularly scheduled advising meetings, arranging for tutors and monitoring study time. With the ultimate goal of graduation for each student-athlete, she also remains familiar with NCAA rules relating to eligibility in order to keep student-athletes compliant and eligible.
Prior to WVU, White was a full time teacher at the Mason County Career Center in Point Pleasant, W.Va., from January 2004-June 2007. She also has experience with WVU as a graduate teaching assistant, student athlete mentor and temporary educational counselor.
White earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from West Virginia University in 2002. She earned her master’s degree in secondary education from WVU in 2003, and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in higher education administration.