Monica Verity joined the Wellesley College Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics department in July of 2013. She provides leadership to a diverse Recreation program including Aquatics, Boathouse, Club Sports, Climbing Wall, Intramurals, Fitness, Outdoor Adventure and Special Events. She is the Chair of the Recreation Committee as well an essential member of the PERA Senior Leadership Advisory Committee, Friends of Wellesley College Athletics Committee, First Year Orientation and the Student Wellness Outreach Collaborative.
Verity also served on important campus enhancing committees such as the Field House Renovation Design Committee, Boathouse Renovation Design Committee and Hazing Committee to establish the college’s first hazing education, reporting and compliance system.
Prior to Wellesley, Monica spent 10 years at Boston College in Chestnut Hill. She served as the Assistant Director of Club Sports and Recreational Camp, where she was responsible for all facets of the club sports program. At BC, Monica administered a program that was comprised of 22 club sports with over 700 student-athletes. She was also named the 2010 New England Rugby Collegiate Administrator of the Year for her work with the BC Rugby team.
Beginning her professional career at BC in 2003, Monica spent two years as the Assistant Director of Intramural and Club Sports, two years as the Assistant Manager of Club Sports, and three years as the Administrative Secretary/Receptionist for of the Department of Athletics. During this time, she earned her Master's of Science in Administration and Advancing Studies and also served as the Women's Club Lacrosse Head Coach in 2006.
A 2003 graduate of Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y. Monica earned a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, while playing four years with the lacrosse team. A four-year starter on defense, she was elected as a team captain during her senior year.
Monica resides in Walpole, Massachusetts with her husband, Alex and their sons Wesley and Logan. She is a 1999 graduate of Walpole High School.