Tom Wheeler has lined up Yale’s Athletic Director, Thomas Beckett, as our special luncheon speaker. Tom, who is in his 24th year serving as director of athletics at Yale, will retire in June 2018, President Peter Salovey has announced. “Tom has completely transformed the department in every way, ensuring its academic priorities, reconstructing its facilities, enhancing its endowments, hiring superb coaches and role models, energizing its teams, enlarging its fan base, and making it, according to Sports Illustrated, number nine in the ‘100 Best Colleges for Sports Lovers’ list,” Salovey said in a letter to the Yale community announcing Beckett's retirement. As director of athletics, Beckett oversees a staff of 170 people and a department that uses over 2,000 acres of land for athletic activities. The department sponsors 50 club sports with 1,100 participants, hosts an intramural program that includes half of the undergraduate population, and provides physical education and recreation activities for the entire campus.
Sign up now for this special luncheon, and let’s give Tom a final standing ovation for an incredible job and remarkable career.
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