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academic administrator

James W. McConnel, American academic administrator. Davis Oil scholar, 1975.


McConnel, James W. was born on July 5, 1954 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert W. and Claire D. (Prifold) McConnel.


Bachelor, University South Florida, 1976. Master of Arts, University South Florida, 1980. Postgraduate, University Virginia.


Sales representative Unitech Chemicals division Esmark, Tampa, Florida, 1976-1977. Resident instructor University South Florida, 1977-1982. Coordinator residence life Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, 1982-1984.

Area administrator University South Florida, Tampa, 1984-1986. Assistant director housing James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1986-1988, associate director housing, since 1988. Intramurals director Rollins College, 1982-1984, recreation director, 1982-1984, women's soccer coach, 1982-1984.

Men's soccer coach University South Florida, 1981-1982.


Youth soccer coach Temple Terrace Soccer Association, Tampa, 1979-1982. Associate staff Young Life, Tampa, Orlando, 1976-1984. Youth leader 1st Presbyterian Church, Harrisonburg, since 1988.

Children at heart committee Fund and Construct Community Playground, 1989-1990. Member Southeastern Association Housing Officers (executive board since 1987), Association College and University Housing Officers (committee since 1985), Southern Association College Student Administrators, Virginia Association College and University Housing Officers (executive board since 1987), National Association College and University Business Officers, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, bicycling, golf.


Married Catherine Huntley, December 28, 1985. 1 child, Jordan Elizabeth.

Robert W. McConnel

Claire D. (Prifold) McConnel

Catherine Huntley

Jordan Elizabeth McConnel