By Brent Williamson
Elizabeth Rabb ’01, Wofford College’s deputy athletics director and senior woman administrator, has been appointed to the NCAA Division I Council. Her term will conclude in 2026.
The Division I Council is a high-level group responsible for the day-to-day decision-making for Division I. The council is comprised of 40 members, including a representative from each of the 32 Division I conferences, four commissioners, two student-athletes and two faculty athletics representatives. Rabb is the first senior woman administrator to represent the Southern Conference on the committee.
“I am honored and excited to represent the Southern Conference on the council and will work diligently to make sure our membership’s voice is heard during this time of unprecedented change in Division I athletics,” Rabb says.
Rabb is in her 21st year as a member of the Wofford athletics staff. In August of 2019, she was named deputy athletics director, overseeing external operations.
Her responsibilities include covering the areas of compliance, advancement, media relations, video services and ticketing. She took on the role of senior woman administrator in September 2015. Before moving into the role of deputy athletics director, she served as associate athletics director for compliance and also provided oversight for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
She’s the sport supervisor for women’s tennis, women’s golf, volleyball, women’s soccer and women’s lacrosse. In July of 2011, she ended a three-year term as a member of the NCAA’s administration cabinet. Rabb also served a term on the NCAA’s Olympic Sports Liaison Committee and is currently on the NCAA Division I Nominating Committee. She has added experience as Wofford’s ticket manager and cheerleading coach during