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Friday June 27, 2014

Friday June 27, 2014

Utah Valley: Preston Darger has been hired as director of athletics marketing.

Alcorn State: The school has announced the appointment of associate director of athletics/senior woman administrator LLJuana Weir as its interim AD, effective July 1.

The Citadel: The AD job is open.

American Athletic Conference: Commissioner Mike Aresco has announced the promotions of Mark Hodgkin to assistant commissioner of digital media, Robert Weygand, Jr., to assistant commissioner of Olympic sports administration, and Kenneth Schank to senior director of compliance.

Rutgers: The university has promoted senior associate athletics director Jason Baum to chief communications officer, Kevin Lorincz to assistant athletics director for athletic communications, Kimberly Zivokvich to director of athletic communications, and Jimmy Gill to associate director of athletic communications.

Georgia State: Bharath Parthasarathy has been named the interim athletics director at Georgia State. He currently serves as the general counsel for the university. Cheryl Levick, the school's AD for the past half-decade, will transition to a role assisting Georgia State president Mark Becker next week. 

Penn State: Penn State has appointed a six-person committee to find outgoing athletics director David Joyner's replacement. Applications will be accepted through July 18 at PSUAD@collegiatesportsassociates.com.

Hampton: Queens (N.Y.) College interim deputy athletics director Eugene Marshall, Jr., has been announced as Hampton's new athletics director. 

Cal: Athletic director Sandy Barbour will be reassigned within the athletic department. According to the San Jose Mercury News, she will transition to a role on the academic side in a sports management program at the university. Per ESPN a "prominent alum and former student-athlete will be named interim AD".