Gloria Ray

Class of 2010

  • Responsible for the design, development, construction and management of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Established the Tennessee Lady Vols as a nationally recognized program and brand while serving as the first Women’s Athletic Director at the University of Tennessee
  • The Lady Vol Leadership Award is named in her honor, inducted into the inaugural class of the Lady Vol Hall of Fame
  • Served as President of the Southeastern Conference Women’s Athletic Directors, helped establish the first women’s SEC basketball tournament.
  • Was recognized by Business Tennessee as one of the most powerful people in Tennessee