dr. carla williams
university of virginia
Carla Williams was named Virginia's Director of Athletics on October 22, 2017. With the appointment, Williams became the first female African-American athletics director at a Power conference institution and is the fifth active female athletics director at that level. Previously, Williams served as an athletics administrator at the University of Georgia for 13 years and was named deputy director of athletics in 2015. During Williams' tenure as an administrator at Georgia, its athletics teams won 16 NCAA team championships and 37 Southeastern Conference titles.