Friday September 4, 2015
Temple: AD Dr. Patrick Kraft has announced a number of staff promotions – DFO Sean Padden to associate AD for football/chief of staff, Lee Roberts to associate AD for facilities and management, Denise Fitzpatrick to assistant AD for marketing and promotions, Bryan Kulp to assistant AD for facilities and event management, Quinton Smith to assistant AD for compliance and student-athlete affairs, Morgyn Seigfried to digital media manager, and Scott Wallace to director of football operations.
Thursday September 3, 2015
Minnesota: Senior associate athletics director for administration Mike Ellis has taken a voluntary leave of absence to comply with an investigation into sexual assault and discrimination allegations, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Gophers AD Norwood Teague resigned last month amid sexual harassment claims.
Wednesday September 2, 2015
Duquesne: Dayton vice president for advancement Dave Harper has been hired as athletics director.
Tuesday September 1, 2015
Central Florida: Dan Wolken of USA Today is reporting that George O’Leary (who was named interim AD back in June) has “expressed a strong desire to assume the full-time position” and step down from the head coaching post at the end of this season.
Michigan: Interim athletic director Jim Hackett will remain the athletic director “for the near future” according to comments from UM president Mark Schlissel to the Detroit Free Press.
Monday August 31, 2015
Pac-12 Conference: The Pac-12 has announced Carter Westfall as its new Vice President of International.