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Josh Downing

Director of Recreation & Wellness Health and Recreation
Josh Downing

Office Hours

Monday
  • from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Tuesday
  • from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Wednesday
  • from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Thursday
  • from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Friday
  • from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

jdowning@butler.edu
317-940-6144

Josh Downing joined Butler University in June 2006. Josh serves as the Director of Recreation & Wellness. He executes a comprehensive well-being initiative called BU|BeWell for the university through developing long and short-term goals and overseeing the implementation of the strategies for achievement. In addition, he leads Aquatics, Club Sports, Fitness, Health Promotion, Intramural Sports, Outdoor Recreation, and a comprehensive Health and Recreation Complex. He earned his bachelors and masters degrees from Indiana University's School of Public Health and has been in Recreation & Wellness in Higher Education for 20 years. He has served on several NIRSA committees and is currently a member of the NIRSA Health and Well-being Task Force. He served as President of the Indiana Recreation Sports Association (IRSA) for two terms. He also served as Chair of Staff Assembly at Butler for two terms. He is actively involved in the youth sports community in the Center Grove area. 

Connect with me:

Twitter: @joshuaedowning

Instagram: @joshuaedowning

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/josh-downing/7/6a4/b79

Web: www.butler.edu/bubewell