David L. Graham
David L. Graham

Assistant Provost, Student-Athlete Success/Associate AD

Adel, Ga.

Alma Mater:
Savannah State University, '92

Before joining the Buckeyes, David served as the director of the Student-Athlete Support Services Office at Miami University where he had numerous accomplishments: David co-authored the NCAA Choices Grant, and received the NCAA Division 1A CHAMPS Program of Distinction Award. A native of Adel, Georgia, David received Bachelor of Science degrees in Mathematics and Electronics Engineering Technology from Savannah State University (1992). He was also a student-athlete on the football team. He also received a Master's Degree in Sport Administration/Education from Georgia Southern University (1998). David is a member of the inaugural class of the NCAA Leadership Institute for Ethnic Minority Males (2002), an NCAA initiative that helps to prepare future athletics administration leaders. He serves the NCAA as a member of the CHAMPS/Life Skills Advisory Committee and is a member of the NCAA Division I Initial Eligibility Waivers Committee. He and his wife, Patricia, reside in Dublin, OH, and have four children, Samantha, Kindra, Jonathan, and Jasmine.

David Graham Quick Facts
Joined SASSO: January, 2006
Education: Ohio University, Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, 2011; Georgia Southern University, M.S., Sports Administration, 1998; Savannah State University, B.S. Mathematics; B.S. Electronics Engineering Technology, 1992.
Athletic Experience: Football, Savannah State University.
Favorite Quote: "The great challenge is to prepare ourselves to enter these doors of opportunity." Martin Luther King, Jr.
Currently resides in: Dublin, OH
Family: Wife, Patricia; Four children, Samatha, Kindra, Johnathan, and Jasmine