- The Hall of Fame honors WVU graduates with meritorious service in an academic discipline, coaching profession, athletic administration or in athletic training.
- Mahony, who earned a master’s degree in sport management from WVU in 1990, was one of five selected for this honor.
Winthrop University, "West Virginia University Selects President Dan Mahony for its Hall of Fame" (2017). Winthrop News 2017. 191.