Katie Jewell serves the Nebraska Athletic Department as the associate director of academic programs. Jewell coordinates academic support for the baseball and football teams. She supervises the computer lab in the Student Life Complex, assists staff in monitoring changes in NCAA academic legislation, assists with monitoring and management of the Academic Progress Rate and Graduation Success Rate, assists with monitoring initial eligibility of incoming student-athletes, and serves as the liaison between academic staff and the Office of Admissions and NCAA Eligibility center.
Jewell returned to Nebraska in 2001 as academic counselor and coordinator of new student programs, before being promoted to her current position in 2007.
Before joining the Academic Performance Team staff as a full-time member, Jewell was an academic intern for one year and interim academic counselor for one year. Jewell also worked as an academic graduate assistant at Texas A&M for one year.
A native of Hastings, Neb., Jewell earned a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary engineering from Nebraska in 1998, and a master's degree from Texas A&M in 1999.