Massive East commissioner Val Ackerman indicators 3-year extension

NEW YORK — Massive East Commissioner Val Ackerman has signed a three-year contract extension, the league introduced Tuesday.

Ackerman was appointed the convention’s fifth commissioner in June 2013. The extension runs June 2024.

“It has been an incredible honor to steer the Massive East over the previous seven-plus years, and I am very happy with the work carried out our establishments throughout that point to maintain the convention’s management place on the nationwide faculty sports activities panorama,” Ackerman mentioned in an announcement.

In her practically eight years on the helm of the Massive East, Ackerman has presided over the convention’s resurgence following its reconfiguration in 2013.

Most lately, she spearheaded the return to the convention of UConn, a Massive East constitution member, bringing the variety of faculties within the convention to 11. She additionally led the negotiations that prolonged the Massive East’s longstanding licensing settlement with New York’s Madison Sq. Backyard 2028.

Ackerman additionally serves on the boards of administrators for Ladies Leaders in School Sports activities and the Ladies’s Basketball Corridor of Fame.

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