Big East (Remember Those Days) Confirms Ackerman Hire

by Categorized: Big East women's basketball, Val Ackerman Date:

The Big East has announced the appointment of Val Ackerman to serve as the first Commissioner of the newly reconstituted, 10-team Big East Conference. The Big East, which will be headquartered in New York City, will officially commence operations on July 1, 2013.

Ackerman began her sports management career in 1988 at the National Basketball Association, where she served as staff attorney, special assistant to Commissioner David Stern and Vice President of Business Affairs, prior to leading the WNBA.

 She has most recently served as a consultant to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, for which she completed a comprehensive analysis on the state of women’s college basketball.

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