Paul Rohe Milton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Visiting
||Health and Human Performance
||2121 Euclid Ave. JH 144, Cleveland, OH 44115
|recreational sports, recruitment, retention, campus recreation, leadership|
Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, Kent State University, 2002
M.A., Intramural Administration, Michigan State University, 1976
B.A., History, University of California - Davis, 1975
|Paul R. Milton is currently an Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator for the Sport Management program at Cleveland State University. He formerly served as an adjunct professor of sport administration at Kent State (2014-2016) and as Associate Professor and Program Team Leader for the Graduate and Undergraduate Programs in Sport Management for Ashland University. Entering his eleventh year as a faculty member, Dr. Milton teaches the business and finance of sport, sport facility management and design, sport management, ethical and social issues in sport, leadership in sport, diversity and sport, and sport marketing and promotions.
Dr. Milton is a native Californian and earned a bachelor¿s degree in history from the University of California-Davis. He holds a Master¿s in Intramural Administration from Michigan State University, and the Doctor of Philosophy degree from Kent State University.
Dr. Milton¿s research interests are varied, but focus mainly on the impact of recreational sports programs on student learning, recruitment and retention. His latest manuscript, co-authored with colleagues from Ohio Dominican University, was a legal-based treatise on sponsorship in intercollegiate athletics and mitigating culpability for the unrelated business income tax which appeared in the Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual. Dr. Milton recently began a fifth three-year term as Editor of the Recreational Sports Journal, the scholarly, peer-reviewed journal of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.
During his nearly 40 years in higher education, Dr. Milton has served on several Department, College and University committees. He has conducted a number of programs reviews, both at institutions at which he has served, and for departments of recreational sports at other colleges and universities.
He and his wife Pat, reside in Munroe Falls, Ohio. They both enjoy sports, especially golf, an activity they have been able to pursue together at the local, state and national amateur level.
|Honors and Awards:|
|Received the Kent State University Division of Enrollment Management &
Student Affairs Lifetime Achievement Award, April 2011.
Nominated for Outstanding Faculty/Staff by Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity Ashland
University, April 2010.
Nominated for Outstanding Male Faculty Member of the year, Ashland
University, April 2009.
Inducted in the Kent State University Recreational Services Hall of Fame,
Received the ¿Team of the Year¿ Award from the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, April 2005.
Nominated for Distinguished Staff Recognition Award, Quality Service Team, 2004.
Received Advisor Excellence Award for Spring Semester 2001.
Nominated for Advisor of the Semester Award, Spring 2000 and Fall 2000.
Received the Ohio Recreational Sports Association Honor Award for 1999.
Kent State University Student Affairs Administrative Recognition Award, March 1990.
Kent State University Student Affairs Teamwork Award, February and December.
|Management/Administration of Sport (Bachelors)
Sport Marketing (Bachelors and Masters)
History & Philosophy of Physical Education & Sport (Bachelors)
Collegiate Recreational Sport Administration (Masters)
Sport Tourism and Entertainment (Masters and Bachelors)
Sales Management in Sport and Entertainment (Masters and Bachelors)
Event Planning and Production, including sales (Masters and Bachelors)
Sport in Higher Education (Masters)
Internship Preparation Seminar, and Internship Supervision (Bachelors)
Leadership in Sport Administration (Masters)
Student Affairs Functions (Doctoral and Masters)
Financial Principles in Sport (Masters and Bachelors)
Sport Marketing & Promotions (Masters)
Sport Management (Masters)
Principles, Organization and Administration of Leisure Services (Bachelors)
Quantitative Research Design (Doctoral)
Ethical and Social Issues in Sport (Masters and Bachelors)
Event Management (Bachelors)
Facilities Design and Management (Bachelors)
Global Perspectives in Sport (Bachelors)
Leadership for Leisure Services (Bachelors)
Professional Seminar: Sport Leadership (Bachelors)
Introduction to Sport Sciences (Bachelors)
Sport and Diversity (Bachelors)
Campus Recreation Administration Masters and Bachelors)
|Member of the North American Society for Sport Management, 2003 ¿ present.
Member of the National Recreation and Parks Association, 2001 ¿ 2008.
Member of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association, 1976 ¿ present.
Member of ICHPER-SD, 2006 ¿ 2010.
Member, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, 1990 ¿ 1998, 2002 - 2010.
Member of the American College Personnel Association, 2003 -2005.
Member of the Research Committee for the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association, 2003 ¿ 2004.
Member of the Ohio Recreational Sports Association, 1980 ¿ present, hosted 1992 State Workshop and the 25th Anniversary Workshop in November 1999.
Chair of the Region III Honor Award Committee for the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association, 1993 ¿ 1996.
Member of the Editorial Board for the Recreational Sports Journal, 1989 ¿ 2005.
Member of the Munroe Falls Parks and Recreation Board, 1987 ¿ 1992.
Member of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honorary, 1987 ¿ present.
Member of the Career Opportunities Committee for the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association, 1986 ¿ 1990.
Member of the Historical Committee for the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association, 1982 ¿ 1984 and 1988- 1989.
Vice-Chair 1984 ¿ 1985, Chair 1985 ¿ 1986, Consultant 1986 ¿ 1987, to NIRSA Historical Committee.
Intramural Section Chairman of the Ohio Alliance of HPERD, 1982 ¿ 1983
|August 2016¿ Present Cleveland State University Assistant Professor, Visiting, in the Department of Health and Human Performance, taught Graduate and Undergraduate courses in Sport Management; Doctoral faculty status in the College of Education & Human Services.Adviser to the Sport Management Club.
August 2014¿ August 2016 Kent State University Faculty in the School of Foundations, Leadership & Administration, taught Graduate and Undergraduate courses in Sport Administration; Recreation, Parks & Tourism Management and Graduate Courses in Higher Education Administration. Doctoral faculty status in the College of Education, Health & Human Services.
May 2012¿ August 2014 Ashland University Tenured Associate Professor, Chair and Graduate Coordinator, Department of Sport Management, taught Graduate and Undergraduate courses in Sport and Recreation Management. Doctoral Faculty status in the College of Education and the College of Business & Economics.
July 2011 ¿ May 2012 Ashland University Tenured Associate Professor, Department of Sport Sciences, taught Graduate and Undergraduate courses in Sport and Recreation Management Doctoral Graduate Faculty status, Graduate Program Coordinator, Interim Chair, Spring 2012.
July 2010 ¿ June 2011 Ashland University Tenured Associate Professor, Department of
Sport Sciences, taught Graduate and Undergraduate courses in Sport and Recreation Management. Graduate Faculty status, Graduate and Undergraduate Program Coordinator.
Aug.2006 ¿ Jun. 2010 Ashland University Assistant Professor, Department of Sport Sciences, taught Graduate and Undergraduate courses in Sport and Recreation Management. Graduate Faculty status, Graduate Coordinator.
1994 ¿ 2006 Kent State University Adjunct Instructor, School of Exercise, Leisure, and Sport, taught Graduate and Undergraduate courses in Sport/Recreation Administration.
1978 ¿ 1980 State University College Oneonta, NY Lecturer, taught Outdoor Education.