WMU Selects Weston

March 9, 2017

CMU President George E. Ross has named former CMU executive associate athletics director Marcy Weston interim associate vice president and director of athletics.

Weston will replace Dave Heekewho recently announced his resignation from CMU to become vice president for athletics at the University of Arizona. Weston's position is effective April 3. 

Weston's 42-year career at CMU began as a physical education instructor and field hockey coach in 1972. Throughout her career, she also coached two other women's sports at CMU: basketball and volleyball. She served as the university's senior associate athletics director and, from 2012 to 2015, as the executive associate director of athletics/sport administration. She retired in 2015.

In 2004, Weston was inducted into the CMU Athletics Hall of Fame, which is named in her honor.

Weston’s list of accolades is long and distinguished: 

  • The NCAA recognized Weston in 1991 as one of the nine major contributors to the first decade of NCAA women’s basketball.
  • She was named National Collegiate Women Administrators Region V Administrator of the Year in 1994.
  • In 2000, she was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn.
  • In 2008, she was honored by the National Association of Sport Officials as the first female to earn the organization’s Gold Whistle Award.
  • In 2012, she earned the Michigan Distinguished Woman in Higher Education Leadership Award. She was also nominated for the honor by CMU in 2004.
  • She has received special recognition awards from the University of Dayton National Alumni Association, the Michigan High School Athletic Association, and the CMU Leadership Institute.
  • She was twice named the NCAA Regional Gymnastics Administrator of the Year.
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