Elizabeth Donohue is in her sixth year as Senior Woman Administrator, and was promoted to Associate AD in September 2010 after serving as Assistant AD for the previous five years.
This year, Donohue will serve on the college's Strategic Planning Committee, as well as serving on the NCAA Steering Committee for Athletic Certification. She currently serves as the chairperson for the MAAC Water Polo committee, and is also a member of the NCAA Division I Cross Country/Track & Field committee.
During the 2009-10 academic year, Donohue served as the Vice Chairperson of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Committee on Athletic Administration. She was selected to participate in Marist's Professional Women's Mentor pilot program during the Spring 2009 semester.
Donohue is in her 11th year as part of the athletic department family. Prior to her current post, Donohue oversaw the Center for Student-Athlete Enhancement for three years, during which she coordinated the Faculty Mentor program and was the academic liaison between the Department of Athletics and the Academic School and Administrative Offices. She began her tenure at Marist in August 2000 when she was hired as an Assistant Sports Information Director. In July 2001, Donohue accepted the position of Compliance Assistant, working under the direction of the Senior Woman Administrator.
She holds memberships in four professional organizations: the American Counseling Association (ACA), the New York State School Counselor Association (NYSSCA), the National Association of Athletics Compliance Coordinators (NAACC) and the National Association of Collegiate Women's Athletic Administrators (NACWAA).
A 1997 magna cum laude graduate of Muhlenberg College with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a minor in Business, Donohue received the Carl Grothehen, Jr. Award for Excellence in Psychology. She then went on to attain a master's degree in counseling and development from Long Island University at West Point in June 2009, concentrating in school counseling.
Donohue currently resides in Poughkeepsie.