Dr. Jill Beville joined UNCG on Aug. 1 as Student Affairs’ director of campus recreation. She comes to UNCG from the University of Alabama where she was associate director of university recreation for the past 10 years. Prior to this role, she served as assistant director for recreational services and coordinator of fitness and wellness. She served as an adjunct faculty member at Alabama, presented at multiple conferences, most notably the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association annual conference, and has conducted research in leisure time physical activity among college students. She also received two awards at the University of Alabama for exceptional leadership and meritorious service.