Dr. Cara McFadden earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with an emphasis in Higher Education from Virginia Tech, a M.A. in Recreation Administration from Central Michigan University and a B.S. in Sport Management from Elon University. She has 15 combined years of experience in collegiate recreation. Dr. McFadden is an Assistant Professor in Sport and Event Management and serves as the Faculty Director in the Danieley Neighborhood. She came to Elon in 2012 and is an Elon alumna from 2001.