Julie Griswold came to Rice in the fall of 1986, shortly after earning her master's degree in higher education student affairs/counseling from Indiana University. It was then she took charge of monitoring the academic progress of more than 350 Rice student-athletes. From those first few years running the academic advising for athletic office single-handedly, Griswold now oversees a staff of three advisors and more than 50 academic tutors.
Griswold reports to Rice Univeristy's Academic Advising office and works with the divisional advisors of each college to help each student-athlete develop individual academic plans and achieve the ultimate goal of graduation. Since she began her work at Rice, Griswold has seen countless student-athletes receive academic honors including nearly 100 Academic All-Americans. Thanks to her and her staff's hard work, the Owls regularly rank among the top 10 in the nation in total graduation rates for athletes.
A 1981 cum laude graduate from Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio, with degrees in mathematics and education, Griswold has an impressive coaching background, including the prestigious Indiana Girl's Basketball State Championship in 1983. While working on her graduate degree at Indiana University, Griswold served as the Hoosiers' academic graduate assistant (1984-86).
Currently, she is an associate of Hanszen College and serves on the Division of Undergraduate's Diversity and Inclusion Collaborative. Julie is active in City of Refuge Church, bible study groups and has eight nieces and nephews.
Swim Team Announces Five New Signees
11/25/2015 - W. Swimming - Five swimmers with experience from the club and high school ranks have signed with Rice and will join the Owls in the fall of 2016, head swim coach...
Game Day Fan Central: Rice hosts Charlotte on...
11/27/2015 - Football - Rice wraps up the 2015 season on Saturday when the Owls host Charlotte at 2:30
Men's Basketball Hosts UC Riverside
11/26/2015 - M. Basketball - Rice welcomes UC Riverside this Friday, Nov. 27, to Tudor Fieldhouse. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT.
Women's Basketball Returns Home to Host Harvard
11/27/2015 - W. Basketball - The Rice women's basketball team will host the Harvard Crimson on Saturday evening in the Owls' second home game this season.
Rice Earns First Win of the Season with 92-84...
11/25/2015 - M. Basketball - Rice placed six players in double-figures on its way to picking up its first win of the season, 92-84 over Lamar, Wednesday night at Tudor Fieldhouse.
Men's Basketball Closes Roundball Showcase...
11/24/2015 - M. Basketball - Rice finishes out the Roundball Showcase this Wednesday, Nov. 25, when it hosts Lamar. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT.
Owls Rally Falls Short at McNeese St.
11/25/2015 - W. Basketball - Rice sophomore Shani Rainey registered the Owls' first double-double of the season with 17 points and 11 rebounds but turnovers proved costly in a ...
Baseball Announces Latest Signing Class
11/24/2015 - Baseball - The Rice baseball program has signed ten new standouts in the early period who will join the team for the 2017 season, head coach Wayne Graham...
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