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Sarah Hardin

Associate Director of Facilities DePaul University

Dr. Hardin is a member of the DePaul University Campus Recreation senior leadership team and supervises a professional staff work team in the areas of fitness/wellness programs and services, instructional programs, babysitting services, facility projects, and aquatics. She is also directly responsible for wellness education and outreach, research projects, and the capital budget. She is active in the DePaul community and the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association. Her previous recreation experience has included stints at George Williams College of Aurora University, Southeast Missouri State University, Valdosta State University, and Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Additionally, she has been involved in higher education as a faculty member and academic advisor, as well as at the state policy level.
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Ph.D. Higher Education (Florida State University)
M.S. Sport Administration (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
B.S. Physical Education (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association

Illinois Intramural-Recreational Sports Association

Association for Experiential Education

Association for Outdoor Recreation & Education

NIRSA Executive Institute Graduate

Human Resource Development Certificate, Florida State University

NIRSA Certified Recreational Sport Specialist

NIRSA School of Recreational Sports Management Graduate

FSU Campus Recreation Ropes Course Challenge Facilitator

NIRSA Member Network, Chair 2012–2013

NIRSA Region III Representative, 2010-2013

2016
Informed Decision Making: Answering “Why?” DOWNLOAD
2013
Campus Recreational Sports: Managing Employees, Programs, Facilities, and Services
2013
A Career in Campus Recreation
2010
Writing Student Learning Outcomes
2009
Minimizing MRSA: A Three-pronged Approach DOWNLOAD
2008
Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Campus Recreation: Crossroads of Theory in Campus Recreation: Essentials for the Professional
2006
The Case for Parks and Recreation Academic Programs
2003
Legal Issues Related to Adventure Racing