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Sandy Barbour to Retire

The Penn State Athletic Department will be under new leadership in the near future.

Today Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour announced her intentions to retire this coming Summer.

Sandy Barbour gave the Penn State Athletic Department 8 extremely successful years since coming over in 2014.

She is responsible for 7 of the top 10 fundraising years in the history of Penn State Athletics. A feat that won’t soon be forgotten

During her 8 year tenure with the Nittany Lions, Barbour over saw a department that captured 6 NCAA Championships 39 Conference Championships and saw another 34 student athletes capture individual NCAA Championships.

Barbour finished out her term with 5 consecutive years of student athletes earning a graduation success rate of over 90 percent.

Barbour was also pivotal in the development of the master plan to provide a 20 year road map to modernize and renovate the Universities athletic facilities.

Her career spans 40 years as a Collegiate Administrator and Coach and she finishes as the 9th Athletic Director in Penn State Athletic Department history.

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