Nashville, Tenn. - Tennessee State University Department of Athletics has announced that Director of Athletics, Teresa Phillips, has been appointed to the NCAA Division I Administration Cabinet.
Phillips' term of service will begin July 1, 2011 and continue through July 1, 2015.
"This is entirely a great opportunity for me to represent Tennessee State University and the Ohio Valley Conference," said Phillips. "I have served on several NCAA committees through and understand the magnitude of this appointment. I look forward to serving and adding value to the cabinet."
In her role, Phillips and other committee members will be responsible for addressing Division I administrative functions, including governance issues, the Division I membership process and all committee selections.
The Administration Cabinet reports to the Division I Leadership Council on policy issues and the Division I Legislative Council on legislative issues.
The following committees report to the Administration Cabinet: Honors Committee, Postgraduate Committee and Research Committee.
Phillips has served as Tennessee State University's Director of Athletics since 2002 and has served on several committees including the NCAA Basketball Rules, NCAA Championship and Competition Cabinets.