Judith Sweet Historical

Judith Sweet Historical (HM1TYE)

Location: Milwaukee, WI 53203 Milwaukee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 2.517', W 87° 54.967'

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A Milwaukee, WI native, Judith Sweet graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1969 majoring in physical education and mathematics. After earning two masters degrees, Sweet began her career as a teacher and coach at Newcomb College and Tulane University. In 1975, Sweet was appointed Director of Athletics at the University of California-San Diego becoming the first woman to head a combined men's and women's intercollegiate athletics program. In 1991, Sweet was elected President of the NCAA, the first woman to serve in this prestigious position. Sweet has received more than 40 honors and awards over her 35-plus years in athletics including the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators' Administrator of the Year in 1992, the Honda Award for Outstanding Achievement in Women's Collegiate Athletics in 1998, and the Institute for International Sports' 100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America in 2007. Since her retirement from the NCAA in 2006, Sweet has served as a consultant for title IX and gender equity strategies.

Inducted - 2009
Year Placed2009
Placed ByProudly Presented to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame by: the NCAA, University of California-San Diego and MillerCoors, Inc
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Date Added Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 425379 N 4765880
Decimal Degrees43.04195000, -87.91611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 2.517', W 87° 54.967'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 2' 31.02" N, 87° 54' 58.02" W
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Area Code(s)414, 262
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-953 N 4th St, Milwaukee WI 53203, US
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