Clare Faurote was promoted to Associate Athletic Director – Academic Services in April of 2019.
Faurote will continue her current responsibilities which include overseeing the comprehensive academic enhancement program for all MKE student-athletes, focusing on the areas of academic, professional, and personal development.
She also monitors student-athletes regarding NCAA rules for satisfactory progress and degree completion requirements, provides oversite to the department’s Freshmen transition course (EDPSYCH101 – Success in Academics & Athletics), oversees the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) & Life Skills initiatives and directs the department’s end-of-the year awards banquet, The Golden Panther Awards.
“Clare has done an incredible job in her position since joining the department,” Braun said. “Her hard work and dedication allow her to serve as a great role model to the Milwaukee student-athletes. We are very fortunate to have her leading the coordination and supervision of the athletic academic services on campus.”
Faurote is a member of the Milwaukee Athletics Senior Staff Leadership Team and stays very active on campus. She serves on various department workgroups while also participating in various campus, league, and national organizations.
She joined the Panther Athletics Department in the fall of 2015 after spending the previous year across campus, serving as an advisor in the Lubar School of Business.
Prior to her time in Milwaukee, she spent six years at Stony Brook University, where she worked as an academic advisor in the student-athlete development department and prior to that was a business administration assistant with the Seawolves.
She received her Bachelor of Science and MBA from Fairfield University, where she was a member of the women’s basketball team and later served as a graduate assistant coach and director of basketball operations.