Friday October 17, 2014
Cincinnati: Omar Banks has been appointed as executive senior associate athletics director for internal affairs/chief financial officer, and Karen Hatcher has been appointed executive senior associate athletics director for external affairs.
Vanderbilt: Athletic director David Williams is back at home recovering after being hospitalized with a health issue that led to a procedure at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Williams hopes to be back in the office within the next few weeks.
Thursday October 16, 2014
New Orleans (D-I): Assistant athletics director Brandon Rizzuto has resigned to become the general manager of the Arena Football League’s New Orleans VooDoo.
Washington University (D-III – MO): Illinois assistant athletic director for development Chris Peacock has been named deputy director of athletics.
Wednesday October 15, 2014
Miami (Ohio): Ellie Witter has been promoted to director of promotions and fan engagement, and Megan Henderson has been hired as assistant director of promotions of fan engagement.
Grand Canyon University: Mike Vaught, former SMU deputy AD, has been named athletic director at Grand Canyon
Tuesday October 14, 2014
SEC: Commissioner Mike Slive has announced he will retire this summer. Read more here.
Friday October 10, 2014
Xavier: Susan Cross Lipnickey has been hired as associate athletics director for student-athlete welfare and senior woman administrator. She comes to Xavier from Miami (Ohio).
Fresno State: Fresno State president Joseph Castro has announced the formation of a 15-member search committee and the hiring of search firm DHR International to find a new athletics director. The school hopes to have a new AD on board in early 2015.