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Dr. Brent Beggs

Kinesiology and Recreation - Professor and Program Director for Recreation and Park Administration

Contact Information:

Campus Box 5120

Phone: (309) 438-5753

Fax: (309) 438-5559


Office Hours:

Office: MCH 173

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Degree Information:

  • Ph.D. Indiana University, Leisure Behavior
  • M.S. Southern Illinois University, Recreation and Park Administration
  • B. S. Southern Illinois University, Recreation Program Management

Research Interests:

Recreational sports, field experiences, and leisure behavior


Recreation and Sport Management, Research Methods, Recreation Facility Planning and Design, and Leisure Theory

Professional Organizations:

National Park and Recreation Association, Illinois Park and Recreation Association, North American Society for Sport Management, National Intramural Recreational Sports Association, The Academy of Leisure Sciences




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Move Information

During the construction phase of the new School of Kinesiology and Recreation / Student Fitness Center, faculty and staff who previously were located in McCormick are now housed in Stevenson 413 (Recreation and Park Administration) and Nelson Smith 201 (Physical Education Teacher Education).

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Kinesiology and Recreation
Campus Box 5120
250 McCormick Hall
Normal, Il 61790-5120
Phone: (309) 438-8661
Fax: (309) 438-5559

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