Employee spotlight: Megan McCourt

Sept. 19, 2011 1:20 p.m.
Megan McCourt

Megan McCourt

Photo by Denise Applewhite

Name: Megan McCourt

Position: Administrative assistant in the Office of the Dean of the Faculty. Assisting academic departments and faculty members with issues such as junior faculty appointments, faculty leaves, job postings, faculty searches, short-term disability and term extensions. Supporting other day-to-day operations of the dean's office.

Quote: "Princeton is a pretty amazing community to be a part of, especially working in this office. It gives me a new appreciation for how the University works beyond what you may see as a student. The people here are fantastic and very supportive, making this a great place to work."

Other interests: Spending time with her husband, Sean, and 1-year-old twins, Caitlin and Connor. Until recently, serving as coach of the Mercer Masters Rowing Program for adults through the Princeton National Rowing Association. (She is a retired member of the U.S. rowing team, with which she was a silver medalist at the 2004 Summer Olympics and gold medalist at the 2007 World Championships.) Working with a youth group through her church in Yardley, Pa.