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Reflections On Leadership: Peter Roby

Guest Peter Roby
20:09 min watch


Former Northeastern AD and Dartmouth Interim AD Peter Roby joins Tai M. Brown and AthleticDirectorU live at the 2022 NACDA Convention in Las Vegas. Roby dives into understanding and communicating the value of college athletics to the academic mission of the institution, his experiences at Dartmouth and serving on the Knight Commission and more.

The conversation is indexed below for efficient viewing (click the time stamp to jump to a specific question/topic).

  • - Do you think everyone on-campus understands the importance of athletics being a part of the academic mission of an institution?
  • - How do you respond to faculty who may argue against the benefits of college athletics?
  • - In your previous campus stops, are there any examples of athletics engagements from the community spilling over into the rest of the campus community?
  • - How beneficial is it to see student-athletes and their accomplishments reflect positively on the institution?
  • - What did you strive to accomplish in your 16 months leading Dartmouth athletics as Interim AD?
  • - Why did you choose to be involved on the Knight Commission?