Basketball Legend and Alumna Carol Blazejowski Joins University Advancement

Carol Blazejowski, one of the most legendary trailblazers in women’s basketball and a Montclair State University alumna, has been named associate vice president for University Advancement, effective February 21, 2011.  She will oversee a number of the division’s functions including marketing, communications, alumni relations, university relations, and partnership development.

“Carol Blazejowski's return to Montclair State following an impressive career as a Hall of Fame basketball player, professional sports executive, and business leader is an exciting opportunity for the University,” said President Susan A. Cole. “We are very pleased to welcome her back.”

Blazejowski was most recently the president and general manager of the New York Liberty, a Women’s National Basketball Association team. As general manager of the team since 1997, she was responsible for building one of the league’s most successful franchises with ten playoff appearances, three Eastern Conference Championships, and four WNBA Finals appearances.

Read more about Carol Blazejowski in the press release.