Dr. Sarah Hardin

Associate Director, Membership and Marketing at 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 membership and marketing. She is also directly responsible for assessment and research projects and is active in the DePaul community and the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association. Her previous collegiate recreation oversight includes facility operations, sport, wellness and outdoor initiatives, student development and capital budgeting. In addition to DePaul, she has served at several other institutions including George Williams College of Aurora University, Southeast Missouri State University, Florida State University, Valdosta State University, and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. In addition to collegiate recreation, she has been involved in higher education as a faculty member, academic advisor and peer mentor coordinator as well as serving as an articulation specialist 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?” – Athletic Business Conference 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