Monday November 10, 2014
Williamette (D-III - OR): Athletics director David Rigsby has accepted a position across campus as the university's associate vice president for advancement.
Lane College (D-II - TN): Interim AD Penny Minter has resigned, the school has announced. SID Roger Oden will take over as interim athletic director until a permanent one is hired.
Michigan: According to the Detroit News, interim athletic director Jim Hackett will make $600,000 annually based on his appointment letter. The letter also notes his appointment as "indefinite".
Alma (D-III - MI): Athletic director John Leister, a member of the Alma College athletics staff for 20 years, has resigned. A national search for his replacement will begin immediately.
Fresno State: According to the Fresno Bee, interviews for the AD position will being this week and candidates include Biran Wickstrom (Louisiana-Monroe AD), Stephen Ponder (Senior executive associate AD for external relations at Ole Miss), Jim Bartko (executive senior AD for development at Oregon), Terry Tumey (AD at UC Davis), and Dr. Renee Baumgartner (deputy AD / chief of staff at Syracuse).
New Mexico State: Per College AD, the two front runners for the vacant AD job at Mario Moccia and Rory Hickock. Moccia is an alumnus of NMSU, and is currently the AD at Southern Illinois, and Hickock is the deputy athletic director at Nevada.