Friday September 19, 2014
Illinois: The Illini have announced the hiring of Nate Pokrass as assistant athletics director for development. He will lead the department’s I Fund program.
Thursday September 18, 2014
NCAA: The NCAA has formed a nine-member search committee and hired Korn Ferry in its quest to hire a new executive vice president. Read more here.
Cal State Bakersfield (D-I): Iowa State senior associate athletics director David Harris and UAB associate AD Bill Lansden are the finalists for the vacant Cal State Bakersfield AD job.
Wednesday September 17, 2014
Boston College: Marcus Blossom, the former associate AD of business operations at Providence College, has been named associate AD for business and administration at BC.
Georgia: Executive associate athletic director Frank Crumley resigned yesterday.
San Diego State: Bobby Smitheran has been promoted to associate athletics director for student-athlete academic support services. Smitheran has previously served as the Azetcs’ student-athlete service coordinator, director of football operations, and most recently as the compliance director.
Maryland: Kristen Brown has joined the staff as associate athletics director for sport administration. Brown comes to College Park from the American Athletic Conference, where she served as the director of basketball administration.
Friday September 12, 2014
LSU: A three-year contract extension for athletics director Joe Alleva has been approved for recommendation to the LSU Board of Supervisors, according to the Baton Rouge Advocate. Alleva will remain at the school through June 2019. “I hope my future is to retire from here,” Alleva said.
Niagra: Associate athletics director for external relations Stephen Butler has been promoted to deputy athletics director.
Thursday September 11, 2014
Buffalo: Athletics director Danny White has received a contract extension through 2019.