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Comstock, Joni B.



  • Existence: 1957-07-15

Biographical Information

Dr. Joni Comstock has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to advancing women's collegiate sports. Comstock earned her undergraduate degree in health and physical education from Eastern Illinois University in 1979. She earned her masters in education and sports management at Illinois State University and completed her doctorate in administration of higher education in 1987 at University of Illinois.

Comstock worked in collegiate athletics and administration at several universities. Her career started at University of Illinois (1983-1989). After leaving Illinois, she spent 11 years at Purdue Univeristy, eventually earning the title of Senior Associate Athletics Director. She also spent time at American University and University of North Carolina Asheville.

In 2006, Comstock joined the NCAA leadership team as the Senior Vice President of Championships and senior woman administrator. She oversees 84 NCAA championships, media coordination and statistics, rules, ticketing, marketing, and publicity.




Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Joni Comstock collection on Janice Voss

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 309
Scope and Contents The collection relates to Janice Voss' involvement with her first space flight, STS-57 (in 1993).  Included are three photographs of the mission, an autographed mission t-shirt, and a letter written by Voss to Comstock.  These materials would be useful to researchers interested in the history of NASA flight missions, women in space, women in STEM fields, and space research.
Dates: 1993