For Grace Calhoun, sport has always been a way of life. She grew up a gymnast and did track and field throughout college. But she never thought her interest in athletics would evolve into a full-fledged career. Before joining Penn as its director of athletics and recreation in 2014, Calhoun worked at a slew of institutions big and small, learning all that has positioned her to be a “star” hire for the Quakers, as President Amy Gutmann has said. The Current sat down with Calhoun after winter break in her office in Weightman Hall to discuss her background, some of her biggest lessons learned, her plans for the years ahead, and much, much more. – Penn Current. Read More.
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