Lynn Newson
Lynn  Newson

Compliance Director

Lynn Newson came to Wake Forest in June 2016 as a Director of Compliance. She is responsible for managing scholarships and financial aid, NCAA rules education and interpretation, and managing the NCAA Student-Athlete Opportunity Fund.

She arrived at Wake Forest after serving in the same position at Western Kentucky for a year, where she's also currently pursuing a doctor of education in educational leadership with a focus in postsecondary leadership.

Prior to that she spent three years at High Point, first as Director of Compliance before being promoted to Assistant AD.

Newson has also worked in compliance at Florida International (2010-12), Northern Arizona (2008-10) and La Salle (2007-08).

She is a cum laude graduate of Point Park University, where she is a women's basketball hall of fame inductee. After receiving two bachelor of science degrees - one in business management and the other in sport, art and entertainment management - Newson went on to Temple where she earned a master of education in sport and recreation administration.

Newson currently resides in Greensboro with her fiancé, Andre Morgan.