- Distinguished Service Medal (2011)
- Recognition of Service to IU
- Bloomington, Indiana
- Presenter: Michael A. McRobbie
McNeely has been employed by IU since 1982 in various financial administrative positions. She also is active in the National Association of College and University Business Officers. She currently serves on NACUBO's Research Universities Council and was a member of its Accounting Principles Council from 1997 to 2003, serving as chair in 1999.
She is the 2003 recipient of NACUBO's Daniel D. Robinson award, which recognizes individual excellence and leadership in the advancement of college and university accounting and reporting. A faculty member for the WACUBO Business Management Institute, McNeely is also a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars dealing with accounting standards, internal controls, fund accounting and other fiscally related topics.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from IU's Kelley School of Business and a master's degree in public administration with a finance concentration from IU.