Marymount University President Matthew D. Shank has been appointed to the NCAA Division III Chancellors/Presidents Advisory Group.
In this role, Dr. Shank will advise and provide input to the 15-member Division III Presidents Council and facilitate communication from the council to the other presidents in the Capital Athletic Conference. His appointment runs through January 2017.
Shank has a strong background in sports. He pitched for the varsity baseball team at the University of Wyoming and is the author of the book, Sports Marketing: A Strategic Perspective.
Marymount has 17 intercollegiate teams, nine for men and eight for women. Under Shanks leadership, the university added mens baseball and volleyball, womens golf, and mens and womens triathlon. Marymount was the first college in the United States to field a varsity triathlon program.